Press & Recognition

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…

826 News
04.13.2020

Starr King students featured in the Potrero View

Starr King Elementary is one of our partner schools in the Potrero Hill neighborhood, and our Mission Bay team has been working with partner teachers…

Press & Recognition
03.10.2020

Our founder Ninive Calegari talks teaching, 826, and her professional journey

Our founder, Ninive Calegari, was recently featured on Parentology in a series called “Redefining Rosie” that celebrates remarkable women in the workforce. In it, she…

Press & Recognition
03.06.2020

The importance of wonderful spaces for students: 826 Chapters in Newsweek

Former executive director of 826michigan, Amanda Uhle, wrote about the need for students to have wonderful and weird spaces in Newsweek.

Press & Recognition
02.06.2020

Our co-founder Dave Eggers talks his new novel, politics, and 826 Valencia on Recode Decode

Our co-founder Dave Eggers gave a fantastic interview on Kara Swisher’s podcast, Recode Decode. He talks about his new novel,…