Press & Recognition

826 News
09.23.2022

826 Valencia Team on KQED Forum

KQED Forum interviewed the 826 Valencia leadership team and played a number of student podcasts on the air. Find the piece here.  …

826 News
08.20.2022

826 Valencia Team on KQED Newsroom

Our leadership team sat down with Priya David Clemens to discuss the state of literacy in California and our 20th Anniversary.

826 News
03.28.2022

San Francisco Standard Story on Raising Children in the Tenderloin

The San Francisco Standard spoke to 826 Valencia Programs Manager Precediha Dangerfield for a recent story on the challenges mothers face while raising children in…

826 News
03.21.2022

ABC7 Story Features Black Literary Achievement Club Student

A reporter from ABC7 news recently spent some time with the Bidjima family, father Jacques, daughter Charlee, and son B.J., to learn about their experiences…

826 News
10.21.2021

EdSource Publishes Op-Ed by 826 Leaders

In response to State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond’s plan to improve literacy rates with a focus on having all third graders in the…

826 News
08.23.2021

Meet our New Board Members: Keith O. Hunter and Scott Rubin

As 826 Valencia has grown from a single namesake storefront and writing center in the Mission, to serving thousands of students all across San Francisco…

Press & Recognition
03.24.2021

Mission Local Features 826 Student and Tutor

Mission Local recently featured Chelsea Rodriguez, a student and tutor at 826 Valencia! Chelsea discusses what it’s like to be a high school senior during…

Press & Recognition
03.09.2021

Whetstone Magazine Shares Student Writing About Food and Identity

826 Valencia is proud to be collaborating with Whetstone Magazine to elevate our students voices and share their stories. Whetstone Magazine is Bay Area based…

Press & Recognition
02.26.2021

ABC 7 Celebrates Amanda Gorman, 826 National Board Member and National Youth Poet Laureate

We’re proud to say that Amanda Gorman is a board member of 826 National! Amanda is a National Youth Poet Laureate and has…