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Celebrate National Poetry Month with #PizzaPoetry

April is National Poetry Month! To celebrate, we’re bringing back Pizza Poetry. For every Friday during the month of April, we’re teaming up with participating…

Press & Recognition

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…


Meet Our Spring 2021 Interns

Hello all! My name is Emma and I first started my 826 journey as a volunteer at the Tenderloin and Mission centers in the spring…

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2021 scholarship applications are now open!

826 Valencia is pleased to offer multiple $20,000 scholarships to outstanding high school seniors in SFUSD. To be eligible, students must: Have participated in at…

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Meet our 2020 scholarship winners!

This year, we were more excited than ever to offer scholarships to help pay for college to six incredible graduating seniors who have participated in…

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Supporter Spotlight: Volunteer and Donor John Odell

It all started with a volunteer sign-up. When John Odell retired several years ago, he looked around for “a meaningful volunteer opportunity,” he shared recently.


Get to know our Associate Board

826 Valencia is honored to introduce 14 new and returning members onto our Associate Board for the next school year.


Dear Voter: Postcards and letters from our students

Students from all our programs are spending the final weeks leading up to this election writing letters to prospective voters, sharing the issues that are…


How to Write a Book: a guide from a student

We know that it can be difficult, especially in times of stress and hardship, to come up with something to write about. Thankfully,…