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03.29.2011

Super Tutor Nerds — a film celebrating 826’s volunteers

This film was created in 2008 to honor 826 Valencia’s 100 Club (volunteers who have given over 100 hours of service in a season). Here…

Videos
03.29.2011

Brainstorms, Briefcases, and Scripts — a short video honoring Gus Van Sant

Opening video for our May 2009 Breakfast at the Four Seasons Hotel

826 News
03.02.2011

Neko Case’s Cougar-Rama Muscle Car ‘Splosion raffle begins on March 17

Musician Neko Case has given the keys to her Mercury Cougar, and you could be the lucky one who ends up behind the wheel.

Press & Recognition
02.18.2011

Mother Jones reports on the Spelling Bee for Cheaters

Mother Jones provides an in-depth look at the inaugural Spelling Bee for Cheaters, including a list of some of the Bee's toughest words and their definitions.

826 News
02.18.2011

Our Spelling Bee for Cheaters raises over $100,000!

On Thursday, February 17, spellers, donors, and cheaters alike mingled in the beautiful halls of the Herbst Theater. In the past month, teams from all…

826 News
02.16.2011

NPR features 826′s Young Authors’ Book Project

NPR featured last year’s Young Authors’ Book Project on Monday, February 14 in “The California Report.” As part of a series about California volunteers, NPR…

826 News
02.10.2011

NBC Nightly News visits the writing lab

NBC Nightly News sent Willie Geist to 826NYC and 826 Valencia for a “Making a Difference” feature on the 826 writing centers.

826 News
02.10.2011

Congratulations to Richard Silberg, our February Teacher of the Month!

We are delighted to announce that Richard Silberg, a drama teacher at Martin Luther King Middle School in Berkeley, is our February Teacher of the…

Press & Recognition
02.01.2011

Radio Alice highlights the Spelling Bee for Cheaters

Radio Alice interviews 826 board president, Brian Gray, contestant and musician Thao Nguyen, and co-creator Rebecca Feldman about the Spelling Bee for Cheaters.