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04.17.2013

826 welcomes guest artist Amanda Lopez

On Tuesday, April 2nd, the Writing Lab welcomed guest artist Amanda Lopez. Amanda joined us during After-School Tutoring to share her career as…

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03.04.2013

Shadi Rahimi speaks to After-school Tutoring students

Shadi Rahimi, a journalist, photographer, and videographer, joined us in the Writing Lab during after-school tutoring to talk to students and tutors about…

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02.26.2013

Guest artist Candice “Antique” Wicks visits After-school tutoring

We kicked off our guest artist series this year with a visit from Candice “Antique” Wicks. On Tuesday, February 4, Antique, an Oakland-based independent…

826 News
11.20.2012

Rio Yañez talks 3D with students in after-school tutoring

On Wednesday, November 7, the hard-at-work students of 826’s After-School Tutoring Program took a moment’s rest from their homework to welcome the highly accomplished…

826 News
11.06.2012

Robert Moses visits the writing lab at 826 Valencia

Robert Moses visits After-School Tutoring The Writers’ Lab at 826 Valencia got off to an amazing start this week with a visit…

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09.19.2012

Rene Garcia Jr. dazzles After-school tutoring

On Tuesday, September 18, the students from our after-school tutoring program took a break from homework to be wowed by our special guest speaker…

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05.08.2012

Jewels Smith, creator of (H)aftrocentric: the Comic, visits After-school tutoring

On Tuesday May 8 we had the privilege of welcoming local artist Juliana “Jewels” Smith to the writing lab. Jewels is the author of…

826 News
04.24.2012

Sirron Norris talks giant blue bears with students from After-school tutoring

If you’ve ever laid eyes on one of the many murals around San Francisco featuring giant, blue bears and wondered about the artist responsible for…

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03.26.2012

Local artist Robert Trujillo visits the writing lab

On Tuesday, March 20, the students in our after-school tutoring program took a much needed break from their homework to welcome special guest speaker Robert…