Press & Recognition
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
Tenderloin Center designers win Communication Arts Design Award
Office and Gensler, our collaborators in the design of our Tenderloin Center, won the Communication Arts Design Award!
A place for whimsy, wonder & imagination
Gensler Magazine featured our whimsical and wonderful Tenderloin Center space.
Fun’s the good word at 826 Valencia anniversary celebration
The San Francisco Chronicle joined in on the fun at our 15th-anniversary block party last month!
826 Valencia block party a haven from protests
Our fun-filled, 15th-anniversary block party was featured on Mission Local!