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Bita Nazarian, Captain of the Ship at 826 Valencia
Executive Director Bita Nazarian chats with local 7X7 Magazine, opening up about 826 Valencia's upcoming expansion.
The Great San Francisco Personal Statement Weekend: a great success
This October 17 and 18, over 170 students from across the district got support one-on-one support with their college essays from volunteer tutors. It was magical.
Our new Tenderloin center needs your old stuff!
Former pirates who’ve recently given up the swashbuckling life and collectors of curios: consider passing on your old swag to 826!
Congratulations and thanks to Monica Galvan: our Teacher of the Month!
Monica Galvan infuses her classroom with joy and excitement, instilling a love of learning in all her students.
Meet November’s Volunteer of the Month, Johann Schiffer
Meet Johann Schiffer, our November Volunteer of the Month! Learn more about Johann, what drew him to 826, and what keeps him involved.
Let’s get pizza instead!
A coloring book for all ages, collecting illustrations from our Storytelling and Bookmaking Field Trips. On sale now at the Pirate Supply Store!
City Arts & Lectures “On Arts” series tickets on sale
Proceeds benefit the 826 Valencia College and Career Readiness Program, which will award scholarships in 2016 to a group of college-bound seniors.
826 Valencia wins Google Impact Challenge grant
Google Impact Challenge awarded 826 Valencia and five other local Bay Area nonprofits with a $500,000 grant to support future growth.
How Do You Measure Wonder?
Check out this great article by some 826 staff about the challenge and necessity of measuring wonder and pride as part of understanding and evaluating education.