Press & Recognition

Press & Recognition
02.01.2011

Radio Alice highlights the Spelling Bee for Cheaters

Radio Alice interviews 826 board president, Brian Gray, contestant and musician Thao Nguyen, and co-creator Rebecca Feldman about the Spelling Bee for Cheaters.

Press & Recognition
11.28.2010

The New York Times publishes students’ letters to the First Lady

Once again, The New York Times honors our students’ hard work by featuring them in the Sunday Op-Ed. Take a closer look at the…

826 News
08.14.2010

The San Francisco Chronicle covers Natalie Merchant’s songwriting workshop

In August 2010, singer-songwriter Natalie Merchant came to 826 Valencia to work with Bay Area high-schoolers on the art of songwriting. Merchant not only offered…

Press & Recognition
01.16.2009

The New York Times features students’ letters from Thanks and Have Fun Running the Country

826 students from around the country saw their letters and drawings in The New York Times’ Op-Ed. Read the whole article to see what…

Press & Recognition
10.09.2008

TED Talks asks Dave Eggers for one wish to change the world

Co-founder Dave Eggers tells the story of 826 and shares his vision for public schools.

Press & Recognition
09.26.2008

Esquire interviews Dave Eggers about the future of reading

826 co-founder Dave Eggers defends literate children everywhere in his article for Esquire.

Press & Recognition
01.10.2008

“A Genius at Tutoring” in Forbes’ “Creative Giving” section

826 Valencia staff, tutors, and students are interviewed in an article that highlights the inner-workings of the organization. See what they had to say…