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826 News
10.27.2016

Thanks for a great Personal Statement Weekend!

Nearly 200 students received one-on-one help with their college application essays thanks to an awe-inspiring turnout of volunteers.

826 News
09.29.2016

Meet our September Teacher of the Month, Ms. Asija Chappel

826 Valencia is thrilled to name Ms. Asija Chappel as our September Teacher of the Month Award! Ms. Chappel teaches English at Everett…

826 News
09.29.2016

Meet our Volunteer of the Month, Ed Cavagnaro

It is our pleasure this month to celebrate the incomparable Edmund Cavagnaro, a volunteer whose contributions to our programming have been nothing short…

826 News
09.22.2016

This nautical wonderland is a haven for young writers

“Picture this: you duck into a shop on Valencia Street in San Francisco, only to find yourself inside the hull of ship run by very…

826 News
09.22.2016

826 Valencia Tenderloin Center now open for writing, tutoring, exploring

“826 isn’t diving into the neighborhood blindly. Staff members and volunteers spent the past year working with Tenderloin children alongside established local organizations, like De…

826 News
09.22.2016

Literary program for children replaces liquor store in the heart of SF’s Tenderloin

“‘King Carl is a pufferfish, a traveling royal pufferfish, who opened a store in the Tenderloin and he sells the wares from his travels here,’…

826 News
09.19.2016

Writing Out Loud

This summer, six student storytellers came together in a workshop led by Dana Belott, Dory Culver, and Ed Cavagnaro to write and record their own podcasts

826 News
09.09.2016

Sign up for the Great San Francisco Personal Statement Weekend!

It's that time again -- come one, come all (whether you're a registered volunteer or not!) to give and get support with those college application essays.

826 News
08.24.2016

Message in a Bottle: Student podcasts from our Tenderloin Center

Looking for some new listening? Check out these podcasts created by middle and high school students!