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Khaled Hosseini visits young authors at June Jordan School for Equity
After spending the past several weeks hard at work writing and revising their personal narratives for this year’s Young Authors’ Book Project, Mr. Mitra’s sixty juniors and seniors at June Jordan School for Equity hosted an inspiring and engaging visit with acclaimed author Khaled Hosseini.
Latest 826 picks in the San Francisco Chronicle on Friday, April 29
Check out the Friday, April 29 edition of the San Francisco Chronicle for student-written reviews of Hop.
826 Valencia is no longer hiring
We are no longer accepting application for the Volunteer & Events Coordinator and Programs Director positions.
826 alumna to exhibit her work at MoCCA
Past 826 Valencia student Emma T. Capps, age fourteen, will be exhibiting at the Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art’s annual “MoCCA Fest” in New York City on April 9 and 10, 2011.
Young Authors’ Book Project — a collaboration between 826, a local classroom, and tutors
This short film documents one of our most significant annual partnerships — the Young Authors’ Book Project. Hear from the students, tutors, teachers, and staff…
Executive Director Leigh Lehman on Comcast Newsmakers
In this short film from 2009, Leigh Lehman is in conversation with Jack Hanson from Comcast Newsmakers about our student programming and publications.
Authors reveal the secrets of writing and publishing nonfiction
The mood was relaxed and conversational from the onset of 826 Valencia’s most recent Adult Writers’ Seminar. The audience waited, notebooks out and pens in…
Congratulations to Susannah Bell, our March Teacher of the Month
We are delighted to announce that Susannah Bell, an English teacher at Berkeley High’s Community Partnership Academy, is our March Teacher of the Month. Ms.
Los Perdidos — written, directed, and produced by 826 students
This stop-motion film tells the story of a hedgehog and his quest for magic crystals in the desert. It was created by 826 Valencia students…