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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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Teacher of the Month Resumes, Thanks to Grant from KKR

826 Valencia has always held an appreciation for teachers at its core. Since 2008, we have invited colleagues, students, and parents of students in the…

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El Tecolote features 826 student Larissa Chacon Hernandez

We worked with Larissa on last year’s Young Authors Book Project, The Freedom To Live Without Fear. She recently…

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Teacher of the month: Charmaine Shuford

What can be said about January? It’s the first month of the year, the halfway point of the school year, a time for hope and…

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KQED: “SF’s In-Person ‘Learning Hubs’ Had Zero COVID-19 Outbreaks. What Does This Mean for Reopening Public Schools?”

826 Valencia partnered with San Francisco’s Community Hubs Initiative to provide in-person care and enrichment to some of SF’s most vulnerable students. Now, the Community…

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Meet Volunteer of the Month Rebecca Fox

2020 is finally drawing to a close, and as we look back on this tumultuous year, we are deeply grateful for all our volunteers who…

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Support our students with a gift today

This year we saw the world change in generation-defining ways.  As our school district moved to distance learning, 826 Valencia continued…

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Where Are We Now? 826 Programs in 2020

This unprecedented, historic, generation-defining year continues. As of this update, we’ve been essentially sheltering-in-place for 9 months—more than…

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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…