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The 2021 Bookeaters’ Bash (with young authors and special guest Zadie Smith!)

You’re invited! Join us for a virtual celebration and inspiring at-home hour of words, wit, and wonder, featuring special guest Zadie Smith and…

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Meet Teacher of the Month Edward Garnica

With February comes celebrations of Lunar New Year, friendship, and love, but also another opportunity to recognize a new Teacher of the Month.

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Starr King Elementary and 826 Valencia featured in The Potrero View

SF Neighborhood newspaper The Portrero View recognized our work with Starr King Elementary in their January 2021 issue, saying “growth in student writing is tangible.”…

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2021 scholarship applications are now open!

826 Valencia is pleased to offer multiple $20,000 scholarships to outstanding high school seniors in SFUSD. To be eligible, students must: Have participated in at…

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Teacher of the Month Resumes, Thanks to Grant from KKR

826 Valencia has always held an appreciation for teachers at its core. Since 2008, we have invited colleagues, students, and parents of students in the…

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Teacher of the month: Charmaine Shuford

What can be said about January? It’s the first month of the year, the halfway point of the school year, a time for hope and…

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Support our students with a gift today

This year we saw the world change in generation-defining ways.  As our school district moved to distance learning, 826 Valencia continued…

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Where Are We Now? 826 programs in the 2020-2021 school year

This unprecedented, historic, generation-defining year continues. As of this update, we’ve been essentially sheltering-in-place for 9 months—more than…

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Meet our 2020 scholarship winners!

This year, we were more excited than ever to offer scholarships to help pay for college to six incredible graduating seniors who have participated in…