First of all I’m tall Face strong Real different huh Speak my mind But that ain’t how they want me to be Stressin’ but ain’t nothing progressing But that ain’t how life’s supposed to be Everybody wants me to be this, be that But that’s not what it’s gonna be!Read More
that great leaps in learning can come from one-on-one attention and that building writing skills leads to future success. For our city's youth, 826DC offers these opportunities - right in the heart of the District of Columbia. Make magic happen with us today.
Fall 2018 Open House
From 3:30 PM to 6:00 PM on Thursday, September 6, 2018, stop by our writing lab to meet us and to learn more about 826DC and the services we offer.
The tiger He destroyed his cage Yes YES The tiger is out Originally published in “They’re Singing a Song in Their Rocket” and “You Will Be Able to Say a Thousand Words”Read More
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Featured News, Press and stories from 826DC
Sarah Richman joined us as our new Development and Communications Manager this summer! We sat down with her at Tivoli’s Astounding Magic Supply Co.Read More
This summer, the Walking Gemstones Summer Writing Intensive Class of 2018 created and published “Life in the City: Past, Present, and Future.” The book reflects a two-week intellectual journey full of wild animals, towering buildings, urban gardens, and sprawling maps.Read More
Summer is quickly coming to a close. After a wonderful programming season, our summer cohort shared some advice for future interns: “My one tip to future interns would be to make an effort to visit our community partners.Read More
Here at 826DC, we know that it takes a village to help our students grow. We partner with other community-based organizations throughout the year to create a support network for our students wherever they might go in the District.Read More
Welcome to our ongoing series, where we highlight some of the magic-makers here at 826DC. This month, we chatted with Brandon and Akshita, our two AmeriCorps Service Members, before they complete their year of service.Read More