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826 News
06.01.2011

826 and James Lick Middle School celebrate the second issue of Slick

On May 17, eighth graders from James Lick Middle School celebrated the release of the second issue of their magazine Slick. For the biannual magazine,…

826 News
05.20.2011

Bookwich raises nearly $108,000!

Bookwich, with special guest Catherine Keener, was an amazing success. We were able to raise close to $108,000 to support our student programming.

826 News
05.12.2011

Students and Superheros: a report from the Latino Comics Expo

This past weekend, one of 826’s After-school Tutoring students attended the First Annual Latino Comics Expo. With tickets donated by Ricardo Padilla and…

Videos
05.10.2011

Dave Eggers’ TED Talk

826 News
05.10.2011

Congratulations to Jeremiah Jeffries, our April Teacher of the Month

We are delighted to announce that Jeremiah Jeffries, a gifted first grade teacher at Redding Elementary School, is our April Teacher of the Month.

826 News
05.09.2011

Sign up for VOW’s June workshop

Our friends at Voice of Witness are offering an engaging and transformative workshop titled: Amplifying Unheard Voices: The Power of the Story. There's still time to register for this unique 4-day training, taking place in San Francisco June 20-23.

826 News
05.03.2011

Join us for our luncheon, Bookwich, with special guest Catherine Keener

On Wednesday, May 18, we'll dine with beloved actress Catherine Keener at the St. Regis Hotel.

826 News
05.03.2011

Congratulations to the 2011 Scholars of 826 Valencia!

We are thrilled to introduce to you the 2011 winners of the 826 Valencia Scholarships. The six winners we either knew through past involvement in 826 Valencia or we connected to them immediately because of their creative voice and dedication to learning.

826 News
05.02.2011

Students celebrate National Pet Writing Month

Did you know that there are four weeks (or 196 dog days) every spring when young people all around the nation (or at least around 826 Valencia) take time to write poems, plays, stories, and letters to and for their pets?