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The More the Merrier: Welcome, New Staff!

We’re thrilled to welcome new 826 staff members as we reopen our spaces and return to serving students in person. This new group brings talent,…

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826 Valencia’s Teacher of the Month Award Returns and Seeks Your Nominations!

We at 826 Valencia are always looking for ways to celebrate those who make a difference in young peoples’ lives every day.

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For Current Volunteers: Reopening Update and Volunteer Requirements

Dear Volunteers,  We are so excited to welcome you back to our Centers! We want to ensure that all volunteers are…

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Meet our New Board Members: Keith O. Hunter and Scott Rubin

As 826 Valencia has grown from a single namesake storefront and writing center in the Mission, to serving thousands of students all across San Francisco…

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Summer at 826: Now enrolling for in-person and online programs

“Looking at the blue ocean 
makes me want to jump in
, and explore
.” Jose Gonzalez, age 12, Thomas Edison Charter Academy After a unique…

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Announcing our 2021 Young Authors’ Workshop

Each summer, 826 Valencia hosts its annual Young Authors’ Workshop (YAW), a four-week writing camp open to rising 9th-12th graders who are excited…

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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…