Press & Recognition

Press & Recognition
08.13.2020

Executive Director Bita Nazarian discusses education on Nonprofit Report

On August 11, Our Executive Director Bita Nazarian participated in a panel hosted by Mark Oppenheim’s Nonprofit Report, a weekly webinar on nonprofit organizations, issues…

Press & Recognition
07.15.2020

The Warriors visit our Mission Bay Center

We were thrilled to be a part of this video (filmed before shelter in place!)  in which Golden State Warriors center Marquese Chriss…

Press & Recognition
07.15.2020

Edutopia: “‘The Human Connection Is Everything’: Dave Eggers on What He’s Learned From Tutoring Students”

One of our co-founders, Dave Eggers, was recently interviewed by Edutopia to talk about the new book Unnecessarily Beautiful Spaces for…

Press & Recognition
07.15.2020

The San Francisco Chronicle: “Distance learning for some kids at SF elementary school came with an extra challenge: No internet connection”

As learning transitioned to the remote world, many of our students were faced with issues around access to technology and the internet.

Press & Recognition
07.02.2020

Tiarri Washington, an 826 student, wins New York Times podcast contest

One of our students, Tiarri Washington, age 13, was recently named one of the winners of The New York Times’…

Press & Recognition
06.16.2020

Joelle Chien, an 826 Valencia student, examines racism against Asian Americans

A student from our Mission Bay Youth Leadership Advisory Board, Joelle Chien, recently had a piece of writing featured in the June/July issue…

Press & Recognition
05.18.2020

How to help nonprofits right now: 826 in The Bold Italic

826 Valencia, alongside five other local nonprofits, spoke with The Bold Italic about how COVID-19 is impacting their ability to serve those in need and the ways…

Press & Recognition
05.06.2020

Tackling the education crisis during COVID-19: 826 in The San Francisco Chronicle

826 Valencia was recently featured in The San Francisco Chronicle in a piece about the effect of COVID-19 on the Bay Area’s education system. The article…

826 News
04.13.2020

826 Valencia student wins Census 2020 writing contest

Students from our Tenderloin Youth Leadership Advisory Board recently participated in a contest called “Why My Family Counts in the 2020…