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Join us during LitCrawl for the release of FIFTEEN

We've been supporting San Francisco students through free writing, tutoring, and publishing programs for 15 years. This year we decided to ask our community what being fifteen means to them. The result? A new book!

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Meet Michael McNamara: Our September Volunteer of the Month

Meet September Volunteer of the Month, Michael McNamara whose experiences with 826 students inspired him to become a future high school teacher in the Bay Area.

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A warm welcome to our new staff

Our community is growing! We just welcomed 11 new talented, dedicated people to our team, including eight who will serve a one-year term with us through BAYAC AmeriCorps and AmeriCorps VISTA.

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Meet our 2017 scholarship winners

We were honored to present six $15,000 scholarships to an incredible group of college-bound students who have participated in our programs.

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The Great San Francisco Personal Statement Weekend is coming up!

Our annual Personal Statement Weekend is coming up, and high school seniors in San Francisco need your support with their college entrance essays.

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Tenderloin Center designers win Communication Arts Design Award

Office and Gensler, our collaborators in the design of our Tenderloin Center, won the Communication Arts Design Award!

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A place for whimsy, wonder & imagination

Gensler Magazine featured our whimsical and wonderful Tenderloin Center space.

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Turning 15 in style

On August 26, we celebrated our 15th anniversary in style with families and friends at our community block party on Valencia St.

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Fun’s the good word at 826 Valencia anniversary celebration

The San Francisco Chronicle joined in on the fun at our 15th-anniversary block party last month!