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826 News
09.18.2019

Meet our September Teacher of the Month!

We’re delighted to announce Tasha Pasternack as our September Teacher of the Month! Tasha is an English teacher at Balboa High School, where she’s recognized…

826 News
09.18.2019

Mark your calendars: Personal Statement Weekend is coming!

826 Valencia is proud to announce our eleventh annual weekend-long personal statement tutoring event, The Great San Francisco Personal Statement Weekend, on November 2 and…

826 News
09.17.2019

Our team just grew (by a lot!)

As we continue to increase the number of students we serve and places we serve them, we’ve also grown the size of our team! Over…

826 News
09.17.2019

Meet our September Volunteer of the Month

Our volunteers are like lighthouses in the wave-filled ocean of life. We’ve been especially thankful for Amy Sheth, our September volunteer of the month, as…

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09.13.2019

Student podcasts featured at Diaspora Voiced

The talented students of our Tenderloin Center are taking the Bay Area art scene by storm! A collection of podcasts written and recorded by students…

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09.05.2019

Meet Mitchell, our Volunteer of the Month!

Our summer has finally come to a close (sigh), and it simply wouldn’t be in the pirate spirit to not acknowledge our summer volunteers. Volunteer…

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08.28.2019

Check out our most recent (and most caffeinated) collaboration

Here at 826, we’re always looking for exciting and innovative ways to share the amazing writing our students create every day. Thankfully, there are a…

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08.23.2019

The Summer 2019 Young Author’s Workshop

We host a Young Author’s Workshop every summer where students read their pieces to a captive audience, and this past summer it was filled with…

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08.22.2019

Meet our 2019 scholarship winners!

We are proud of each and every one of our students every year, but once in a while we get to honor a select few…