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826 News
05.09.2012

826 co-founder Nínive Calegari profiled in the Chronicle

Nínive co-founded 826 Valencia with students and teachers in mind. This article in the Chronicle details her dedication to teachers and working to bring…

826 News
05.09.2012

Three fun events this month will benefit 826

You're invited! Thanks so much to the fine folks at Liver Elixir, The SF Writers' Grotto, Booksmith, and John Varvatos for thinking of us. Read on for details about two cabarets and one rock-n-roll party.

826 News
05.08.2012

Jewels Smith, creator of (H)aftrocentric: the Comic, visits After-school tutoring

On Tuesday May 8 we had the privilege of welcoming local artist Juliana “Jewels” Smith to the writing lab. Jewels is the author of…

826 News
04.30.2012

Gramarama and the Punctuation Party

On Sunday, April 15, the 826 Valencia writing lab was once again taken over by a collection of eager students! Grammar-ama & the Punctuation Party…

826 News
04.25.2012

This weekend’s Cabernet Cookoff at Hall Winery benefits 826 Valencia

We are pleased to have been selected among local charities to receive proceeds from Hall Winery’s 3rd Annual Cabernet Cookoff! From the generous team at…

826 News
04.24.2012

Sirron Norris talks giant blue bears with students from After-school tutoring

If you’ve ever laid eyes on one of the many murals around San Francisco featuring giant, blue bears and wondered about the artist responsible for…

826 News
04.23.2012

Congratulations to 826 Valencia’s 2012 scholarship recipients

The six scholars we either knew through past involvement in 826 Valencia or we connected to them immediately because of their creative voice and dedication to learning.

826 News
04.23.2012

Announcing the Leigh Lehman Fund

Dear volunteers, donors, teachers, parents and friends of 826: As you probably know by now, Leigh Lehman has moved on to new opportunities after more…

826 News
04.23.2012

Liss Fain Dance helps students combine writing with dance

An exciting marriage of words and movement was the result of this past weekend's writing workshop, Dancing to the Rhythm of Words.