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826 News
05.31.2013

Meet Bita Nazarian, our new Executive Director!

photo credit: Sarah Peet 826 Valencia is pleased to announce our new Executive Director, Bita Nazarian. Bita Nazarian has worked as an educator in…

826 News
05.30.2013

Vickie Vértiz; A Book Release Party for Swallows

Following Vickie Vértiz’s Poetry workshop over in ScholarMatch on June 7th, there will be a book release party for her latest collection of poems, Swallows.

826 News
05.30.2013

Meet our 2013 Scholarship Recipients

We are ecstatic to introduce you to our 2013 scholarship recipients. We were touched by all of the applicants’ commitment to education, community, family, and…

826 News
05.24.2013

Newsarama.com: Emma Capps on 826

Workshop teacher and former 826 Valencia student Emma Capps talks about developing her love for comics at 826 Valencia. Capps: I got interested when I…

826 News
05.24.2013

The release of Look Closer/Mira de Cerca and the last day of tutoring

On Thursday May 23, the After-school Tutoring Program held its last tutoring session of the school year in the Writing Lab. Students, tutors, family,…

826 News
05.23.2013

826 is hiring a Pirate Supply Store Manager

Have you ever wanted to work at 826 Valencia? Are you passionate about both strengthening students’ writing skills and supplying local pirates with quality wares?…

826 News
05.21.2013

826 takes James Lick students to report on the Giants

On Sunday May 12, Giants Magazine invited three of our top reporters from James Lick Middle School to spend a very special day at…

826 News
05.15.2013

Hot off the press! The Enter Question

This Friday, the eighty-three student authors of The Enter Question: How to Ask and How to Answer, will celebrate the release of their 300-page…

826 News
05.13.2013

Meet David Brownell: May Volunteer of the Month

We’ve chosen longtime volunteer and exceptional after-school tutor David Brownell as our volunteer of the month! Read about our May Volunteer of the Month…