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826 Quarterly Release Party!
Please join us for author readings, signings, and milk and cookies!
AmeriCorps Opportunity on the 826 Valencia Development team!
826 Valencia is recruiting an AmeriCorps VISTA member for the 2014-2015 year!
Youth Speaks: Under-21 Open Mic
Come support our young friends at Youth Speaks with a monthly Under-21 Open Mic event.
The 2104 Young Authors’ Workshop is now accepting applications!
Our eight-day summer writing workshop for teens is approaching!
Celebrating Issue 50 of the Valencia Bay-farer!
Can it be? Issue FIFTY of our in-house newspaper, the product of a six-week evening workshop in the 826 Writing Lab. We couldn't be more proud!
Spring Publishing: Release Party Season!
We’re nearing the end of Spring semester and our design department has been busy churning out chapbooks and magazines, broadsheets and journals, anthologies and essay collections of our student’s heartfelt writing.
Three cheers for Ms. Vani Ari, our May Teacher of the Month!
Dozens of charmingly illustrated letters came pouring in, with student authors eager to tell us that Ms. Ari “gives good hugs,” “makes us laugh,” and, “gives good homework!”
May Volunteer of the Month: Will Georgantas
We could not possibly publish the caliber of brilliant student writing we do without the dedication of our volunteers, and we feel especially grateful to have an eagle-eyed professional copy editor on our team.
Let’s hear it for Ms. Marcelle Poulos, our April Teacher of the Month!
As a teacher at Marshall Elementary School, Ms. Poulos sparks students’ passion for reading and writing by listening closely to their words and thoughts, and encouraging them to find and use their own voices.