Press & Recognition

Press & Recognition
01.07.2020

How to get kids to love to write: 826 Valencia in the Washington Post

One of our volunteers — David Kirp, a professor of Public Policy at UC Berkeley — recently wrote a piece about 826 Valencia…

Press & Recognition
01.07.2020

International High School students featured in Potrero View

International High School is a unique place of learning in Potrero Hill that caters to recent immigrants and English Learners. We’ve been lucky…

Press & Recognition
08.30.2019

A spotlight on some of our Mission Bay neighbors

Our new Mission Bay center, located at 626 Mission Bay Boulevard, is part of a much larger community — one that is diverse, resilient, and…

Press & Recognition
08.16.2019

Young Authors’ Workshop participant CJ MacKnight featured on KALW

CJ MacKnight, a longtime 826 student and participant in our Young Author’s Workshop was featured on KALW — along with two other young media makers…

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
05.03.2019

Our co-founder Ninive Calegari earns Honorary Degree from USF

Our co-founder Ninive Calegari — also the CEO of Enterprise for Youth — delivered the Commencement Address at USF’s School of Education graduation ceremony,…

Press & Recognition
04.30.2019

KQED partners with 826, projects student voices

KQED partnered with us this year to help further expand the reach of our student’s voices. They aired some of our student’s podcasts, from our…

Press & Recognition
03.30.2019

826 Valencia opens up third location in Mission Bay

We recently opened our enchanted forest-themed third location in San Francisco’s newest neighborhood, Mission Bay, with support from the Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation. “‘We’ve been…

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…