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06.05.2012

Playwrights of Downtown High School celebrate the release of Arrive, Breathe, and Be Still

On Thursday, May 31, students, tutors, parents, teachers, and supporters all came together at Intersection for the Arts to celebrate the release of Arrive, Breathe, and Be Still. The tenth Young Authors Book Project is the product of the hard work and dedication of the student playwrights of Downtown High School who worked all spring semester with 826 Valencia tutors and American Conservatory Theater to complete the project.

826 News
05.01.2011

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.

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
06.11.2010

We the Dreamers release party

On June 2, 2010, 826 Valencia hosted the release party for this year’s Young Authors’ Book Project entitled We the Dreamers. The book, written by…

826 News
06.03.2010

Congratulations to Mr. Rose and Ms. Leathers, our June Teachers of the Month

826 Valencia is proud to introduce Eric Rose and Kelley Leathers from John O’Connell High School as our June Teachers of the Month! We worked…

826 News
01.29.2010

Young Authors’ Book Project kicks off with John O’Connell High

For this year’s Young Authors’ Book Project, we are excited to partner with teachers Eric Rose and Kelley Leathers and fifty juniors from John O’Connell…