Press & Recognition

826 News
07.11.2019

“From Guatemala to a U.S. university: my American Dream”

826 Valencia alumnus, scholarship winner, and keynote speaker at our 2019 Bookeaters’ Bash Gilda Temaj Marroquin wrote a powerful piece about her…

Press & Recognition
03.28.2019

Our co-founder Nínive Calegari talks about the teacher pay gap on MSNBC

Our co-founder Nínive Calegari—also the founder of the Teacher Salary Project—was interviewed on MSNBC to talk about pay disparities among teachers and…

Press & Recognition
02.21.2019

AppLovin Cares: Supporting San Francisco young authors with 826 Valencia

Our friends at AppLovin wrote about their experience helping young writers in our Bookmaking and Storytelling Field Trip Program. Read the article…

Press & Recognition
11.15.2018

Dave Eggers on founding 826, the work of 826CHI, and illuminating youth voices

“(…) adults can and should provide forums where young voices are supported, in the form of tutoring, mentoring, editing, and coaching, and even amplified, in…

Press & Recognition
10.26.2018

Dave Eggers and educator/writer Tim Whitaker discuss how to make writing fun

Pictured in the photo: Author Tim Whitaker and students in the Mighty Writers after-school program, which Whitaker founded in Philadelphia. It provides free after-school writing…

Press & Recognition
10.25.2018

The benefits of volunteering

“Quite a few volunteers at 826 are retired teachers or artists, who can continue to live out their passions and enjoy their interests while giving…

Press & Recognition
10.25.2018

Share your professional skills with us!

Are you looking for some meaningful ways to share your passions and expertise? Volunteer with us!

Press & Recognition
10.19.2018

826 Valencia Tenderloin Center helps students find their voices

Our Tenderloin Center was featured on the American Hospital Association's website. Read more.

826 News
08.27.2018

826 Valencia on CNN!

We were highlighted on CNN! One of our co-founders, educator Nínive Calegari, talks about 826 Valencia’s programs, our famous Pirate Store, and how important it…