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Francisco Delgadillo is our April Volunteer of the Month!

Drumrolls please! Our April Volunteer of the Month is… Francisco Delgadillo! Francisco joined us as a volunteer this school year, and has been an incredibly…

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Our April Teacher of the Month is Pamela Medieta!

April brings us many things to celebrate, such as Scrabble day (April 13th) and our dear friend planet Earth (April 22nd). However, most importantly, April…

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Graduating 826 Senior Shares How She Expresses her Creative Side Through Writing

Chelsea Rodriguez has been a student at 826 Valencia since the fourth grade. Now a graduating senior, she’s applying to colleges, writing her entrance…

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Celebrate National Poetry Month with #PizzaPoetry

April is National Poetry Month! To celebrate, we’re bringing back Pizza Poetry. For every Friday during the month of April, we’re teaming up with participating…

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A community poem by our guests at the 2021 Bookeaters’ Bash

Thursday, March 25, we hosted our annual Bookeaters’ Bash (At-Home Edition) and throughout the night, we celebrated the joy, resilience, and power of our…

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Our March Volunteer of the Month is Makeda Sandra Hooper Mayfield!

We recently wrapped up this year’s Young Authors’ Book Project, one of our biggest annual projects, and we couldn’t be more proud of it! This…

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Resources for teaching and learning about anti-Asian racism

At 826 Valencia, we are grieving the horrific murders in Atlanta and the anti-Asian racism and violence that has increased across the country and here…

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Rebecca Garcia is our March Teacher of the Month!

Marvelous March brings us a bevy of both reflections and experiences, and hopefully warm(er) spring days. Along with this, it also presents us with the…

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We started the first 826 Valencia Associate Board. Here’s what we learned.

By Talia Moyal, Jess Blackshaw, Faryl Ury, and Ali Vivinetto After volunteering with 826 Valencia …