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826 Valencia promotes fresh vision for the Tenderloin
"The latest example that San Francisco’s Tenderloin is steadily improving comes today as the nationally acclaimed 826 Valencia writing program opens its Tenderloin Center."
The 826 Valencia Tenderloin Center: grand opening announcement
Check out this sneak peek and announcement of the grand opening of our new center in The San Francisco Chronicle!
Check out the new 826 Valencia Tenderloin Center
After a year of construction, 300 hours of working with students in the Tenderloin through partner organizations, and incredible support from all of you, the 826 Valencia Tenderloin Center is open for business!
Huge thanks to our Tenderloin Center build team
How many people does it take to transform an abandoned liquor store into a beautiful space for kids, for half the going price? A whole lot of people!
Get involved with new programs in the Tenderloin!
826 Valencia is partnering with schools and community-based organizations in the Tenderloin who are committed to empowering student voices, and we're seeking your support!
Our new Tenderloin center needs your old stuff!
Former pirates who’ve recently given up the swashbuckling life and collectors of curios: consider passing on your old swag to 826!
Youth Literacy Nonprofit 826 Valencia Expands into Tenderloin
826 Valencia is expanding. The Mission district-based literacy nonprofit, which has promoted creative writing in students ages 6 to 18 for the past 13 years,…
826 Valencia secures space to expand to Tenderloin
826 Valencia has signed a lease for the former site of Big Boy Market at Golden Gate Avenue and Leavenworth Street, a historically crime-heavy intersection.
New 826 Valencia Writing Lab opens in Tenderloin
District 6 Supervisor Jane Kim described the new center as a safe spot where neighborhood kids can go and explore their creativity.