Press & Recognition

826 News

SF Standard’s Article on 826 Valencia’s Yield Giving Award

Julie Zigoris of The San Francisco Standard wrote this article on our recent award from MacKenzie Scott’s Yield Giving Open Call! “The staff of literary nonprofit…

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Announcing a $1M Gift from Yield Giving’s Open Call

March 19, 2024 – Today, MacKenzie Scott’s Yield Giving announced 826 Valencia as one of the Yield Giving Open Call’s…

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Fast Company Article on 826 Valencia and the power of Youth Voice

Bob McKinnon of Fast Company wrote this article on how the work that we do in and around San Francisco empowers and educates students,…

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KPIX Feature on 826 Valencia Impact

KPIX visited us at our Mission Center, where anchor Lezla Gooden got to spend the afternoon with one of our spectacular students, Shamira, and one…

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826 Network on Good Morning America

The Good Morning America program “The Book Case” featured the 826 Network on the air! Check out the video to hear from students and leadership…

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CBS Saturday Morning Feature on 826 Valencia Impact

CBS Saturday Morning visited us and some other 826 Chapters at the end of 2022. Anchor Jeff Glor interviewed our co-founders, Executive Director, Alum/Board Member,…

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CBS Bay Area Feature on the Black Literary Achievement Club

Reporter Reed Cowan from CBS Bay Area followed Black Literary Achievement Club student Quran on her journey to our Tenderloin Center. Reed also spoke with…

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San Francisco Standard Story on 826 Valencia’s 20th Anniversary

The San Francisco Standard spoke with our Executive Director, co-founders, students, volunteers, and an alum for this story on our 20th Anniversary. Watch the video…

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826 Valencia Team on KQED Forum

KQED Forum interviewed the 826 Valencia leadership team and played a number of student podcasts on the air. Find the piece here.  …