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02
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Art Journal Workshop

826 News
11.29.2022

Ms. Lum is our November Teacher of the Month!

We are delighted to announce Grace Lum as our November Teacher of the Month! Ms. Lum is a 9th and 12th grade teacher…

826 News
11.15.2022

Meet the newest (returning) members of our community — the Alumni Board!

We are a group of former 826 Valencia students who have kept close ties with the organization through the years, and are now young professionals…

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Dec
02
Dec
Volunteer Community Event

826 News
10.27.2022

Ms. Berry is our October Teacher of the Month!

We are delighted to announce Amy Berry as our October Teacher of the Month! Ms. Berry is a third grade teacher at Tenderloin…

826 News
10.14.2022

826 Valencia’s Teacher of the Month Award Returns and Seeks Your Nominations!

We at 826 Valencia are always looking for ways to celebrate those who make a difference in young peoples’ lives every day. Enter…

826 News
09.30.2022

Noel Schwerin is our September Volunteer of the Month!

September came and went in a flash, but not before we could pause to thank our Volunteer of the Month (VOTM)! Our VOTM…

826 News
09.30.2022

Ms. Huang is our September Teacher of the Month!

We are delighted to announce Jenny Huang as our September Teacher of the Month! Ms. Huang is a fourth grade teacher at McKinley…

826 News
09.21.2022

Mr. Blue, Carl, and Captain Rick—Reflections from 826 Valencia’s 2nd student, 20 years later

By Matt Werner I first heard of 826 Valencia when Dave Eggers moved back to San Francisco in 2001.