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Host your event at the 826 Valencia Tenderloin Center!

Host your next event at our beautiful Tenderloin Center's Writing Lab and explore all the possibilities our center has to offer!

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Amplifying youth voices in the Tenderloin with Dolby Laboratories

We're thrilled to host Dolby Laboratories on their Dolby Cares Day! Read more how this partnership has been amplifying students' voices every day.

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Tenderloin Center designers win Communication Arts Design Award

Office and Gensler, our collaborators in the design of our Tenderloin Center, won the Communication Arts Design Award!

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The Tenderloin awakens: After years with no new development, the neighborhood is about to see shovels

“The next year saw the arrival of 826 Valencia, the writing workshop co-founded by author Dave Eggers, at 180 Golden Gate Ave. Caroline…

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Tenderloin Center honored by the American Institute of Architects

The brilliant build team behind our Tenderloin Center, INTERSTICE Architects, Jonas Kellner, MKThink, Gensler, BCCI Construction, OFFICE, Tipping Structural Engineers, GLUMAC, and Project Manager Valerie…

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Tenderloin Center design recognized by Type Director’s Club

“Office was honored to be recognized by the Type Directors Club for our work with 826 Valencia Tenderloin Center. Office was among 200…

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Tenderloin center designers win Interiors Award 2017: Education

Our incredible collaborators in the design of our Tenderloin center won an award! Thanks so much to Gensler, MKThink, INSTERSTICE Architects, and Office for their work.

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826 Valencia Tenderloin Center now open for writing, tutoring, exploring

“826 isn’t diving into the neighborhood blindly. Staff members and volunteers spent the past year working with Tenderloin children alongside established local organizations, like De…

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Literary program for children replaces liquor store in the heart of SF’s Tenderloin

“‘King Carl is a pufferfish, a traveling royal pufferfish, who opened a store in the Tenderloin and he sells the wares from his travels here,’…