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826 News
07.11.2019

“From Guatemala to a U.S. university: my American Dream”

826 Valencia alumnus, scholarship winner, and keynote speaker at our 2019 Bookeaters’ Bash Gilda Temaj Marroquin wrote a powerful piece about her…

826 News
07.11.2019

Meet Volunteer of the Month Christine Innes

Our work requires a big community. In addition to volunteer tutors, we need deck-swabbers, fish-bowl-cleaners, and gnome-home-painters. Another important type of volunteer? Designers!…

826 News
06.18.2019

Young authors celebrate We All Belong: reflections about borders

On the evening of May 23, a small crowd gathered at The Beat Museum, located in San Francisco’s North Beach neighborhood. They were there to…

826 News
06.10.2019

Teachers of the Month: Jennifer Stangland and Kristy Morrison

We’re happy to wrap up the school year by announcing our April and May Teachers of the Month, Ms. Jennifer Stangland and Ms.

826 News
06.10.2019

We’re hiring a Human Resources Director

We’re seeking a Human Resources Director to support our organization with internal operations and help our staff feel valued and appreciated.

826 News
05.28.2019

Meet Nancy Prickitt, Volunteer of the Month!

May is when we begin to wrap up the school year and prepare to set sail into our summer programs. But first,…

826 News
04.18.2019

Meet Joel Bean, our April Volunteer of the Month

Have you met Joel yet? He is one of our amazing Mission Bay tutors!

826 News
04.12.2019

We’re now accepting applications for the 2019 Young Authors’ Workshop!

Each summer, 826 Valencia hosts its annual Young Authors’ Workshop (YAW), a three-week writing camp open for students entering grades ten through twelve, who are…

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