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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.
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…
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…
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 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…
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,’…
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
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.
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!