Press & Recognition

826 News
07.14.2017

Our Executive Director Bita Nazarian received a CATE Award of Merit

Hats off to our wonderful ED and thank you to the California Association of Teachers of English!

826 News
07.12.2017

Hear stories of perseverance, trauma, and matters of the heart

Slack's Editorial Team joined us in the Tenderloin to help turn student stories into podcasts.

826 News
06.26.2017

Dave Eggers encabeza un movimiento que educa a los más necesitados

“826 Valencia”, su primer proyecto, está cumpliendo 15 años. La pregunta es si la idea original se transformó. “No, a nuestro centro en The Mission…

826 News
06.22.2017

The Tenderloin awakens: After years with no new development, the neighborhood is about to see shovels

“The next year saw the arrival of 826 Valencia, the writing workshop co-founded by author Dave Eggers, at 180 Golden Gate Ave. Caroline…

826 News
05.23.2017

Our Executive Director and 826 National’s CEO were interviewed on Radio Valencia!

Our Executive Director Bita Nazarian and 826 National’s CEO Gerald Richards sat down with Charles Williams to discuss our mission. Click here to listen to the…

826 News
05.16.2017

We were on ABC 7 news!

“It’s an environment with no computers or laptops — just pencils, papers, books and one-on-one tutoring from volunteers like Kristen Cosby, who reads aloud with…

826 News
05.12.2017

826 Valencia honored by One Show

“Office’s work for 826 Valencia Tenderloin Center and King Carl’s Emporium received the One Show Merit Award for design excellence. We’re honored to…

826 News
04.19.2017

Tenderloin Center honored by the American Institute of Architects

The brilliant build team behind our Tenderloin Center, INTERSTICE Architects, Jonas Kellner, MKThink, Gensler, BCCI Construction, OFFICE, Tipping Structural Engineers, GLUMAC, and Project Manager Valerie…

826 News
04.10.2017

KBLX Cares interview with Sterling James

Sterling James interviewed our Communications Manager, Molly Parent, for KBLX Cares!