Press & Recognition

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…

Press & Recognition
05.15.2018

Bonding Over a Love for Community: 826 @ 626

“The newest 826 in Mission Bay, will continue our mission of providing writing services to young people who might otherwise not be able to afford…

Press & Recognition
05.11.2018

Dave Eggers and Shawn Harris honored by Charlie’s Corner bookstore in San Francisco

On May 3, Dave Eggers and Shawn Harris accepted the inaugural “Charlie Medal” from Charlie’s Corner in San Francisco for their book Her Right Foot…

Press & Recognition
04.18.2018

826 Valencia and Killing My Lobster present tween sketch comedy

“Twelve students in 826’s programs, which work to close the achievement gap for underserved youth, wrote sketches in a course taught by Killing My Lobster.

Press & Recognition
04.18.2018

Nonprofit Spotlight: 826 Valencia Helping Students to Cultivate Individual Voice through Passion for Writing

“Ultimately, we’re trying to transform students’ relationship to writing. Students have a lot to say and their individual voices are important.” 826 Valencia was featured…

Press & Recognition
04.03.2018

Homework Hero: Nínive Calegari honored as an ABC7 Star

“Nínive is a fifth-generation San Franciscan. She used to be a classroom teacher. She has spent her entire career trying to improve education in local…

Press & Recognition
04.03.2018

Write_On and 826 Valencia host an Ocean of Thanks

On March 31, we sat down with the lovely folks of Egg Press and Hello!Lucky to try to write eight-hundred-and-twenty-six thank you notes (which we…

Press & Recognition
03.27.2018

Children explore how vegetable superpowers can help the homeless

“In homage to vegetables—compliments for carrots, bravo to broccoli, kudos to kohlrabi—about 120 third- and fourth-graders from Bessie Carmichael Elementary School made their way from…

826 News
01.18.2018

ONG incentiva a escrita com loja de piratas

826 Valencia was highlighted on Fundação Telefônica Vivo’s website. The Brazilian cell-phone provider’s article mentions our centers, programs, and publications, explaining what a typical day…