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826 Valencia promotes fresh vision for the Tenderloin
"The latest example that San Francisco’s Tenderloin is steadily improving comes today as the nationally acclaimed 826 Valencia writing program opens its Tenderloin Center."
The 826 Valencia Tenderloin Center: grand opening announcement
Check out this sneak peek and announcement of the grand opening of our new center in The San Francisco Chronicle!
Support our new center and earn perks when you donate through IndieGoGo
We are on our way to raise $40,000 for sustainable and creative programs in the Tenderloin, but we need your help! Our special perks include signed treehouse prints, tote bags, and hook hands, all to benefit 826 Valencia students.
Check out the new 826 Valencia Tenderloin Center
After a year of construction, 300 hours of working with students in the Tenderloin through partner organizations, and incredible support from all of you, the 826 Valencia Tenderloin Center is open for business!
Volunteers of the month: Jayme and Wren, captains of Sunday Tutoring
This month, we’re so pleased to be honoring Jayme Brown and Wren Brennan. In addition to a deep commitment to 826, these two share a fierce allegiance to independent bookstores, Mission burritos, and themed dance parties.
Letting kids write and be weird
“Creative writing and tutoring nonprofit 826 Valencia hopes to provide the Tenderloin’s children with a safe space to let their imagination run wild. On May…
These blank Instagrams are really stories hidden in plain sight
"How can a story appear in a seemingly empty Instagram post? Easy: Tap these posts from writing nonprofit 826 Valencia, and the words spring up like magic."
Presenting our 2016 Young Authors’ Book Project
This year's Young Authors' Book Project features essays from students at John O'Connell High School. The result: "Walk the Earth in Our Shoes and Plants Some Seeds Behind You."