Press & Recognition

Press & Recognition
06.02.2011

CNN’s Steve Perry wants to know what makes 826 a success

Steve Perry, from CNN's Anderson Cooper 360, visits 826 Valencia to see how we and 826 National are making a difference in improving children's literacy rates.

Press & Recognition
06.02.2011

Peninsula Pulse interviews Programs Director Emilie Coulson

Press & Recognition
02.18.2011

Mother Jones reports on the Spelling Bee for Cheaters

Mother Jones provides an in-depth look at the inaugural Spelling Bee for Cheaters, including a list of some of the Bee's toughest words and their definitions.

826 News
02.10.2011

NBC Nightly News visits the writing lab

NBC Nightly News sent Willie Geist to 826NYC and 826 Valencia for a “Making a Difference” feature on the 826 writing centers.

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.