The 826DC Board is Growing! Are You Interested in Joining?

Skeleteon 1The 826DC Board of Directors is Growing!

826DC is looking for a dedicated group of individuals who are passionate about arts education and writing to join our growing Board of Directors. Find out more!

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826DC Introduces Personal Statement Workshops!

poets-writing-jpgWriting college admissions essays can be daunting but 826DC is here to help you! Throughout November and December, we will provide 3 drop-in Workshops for high school students looking for support in their admissions essay writing process. Whether you’ve just started or need someone to take a second look at that second draft, we’re here for you! We will provide laptops, paper, pencils, and live human beings with writing experience.

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11 Ways of Looking at a Picture of a Penguin

Last Saturday, September 20, students came together at 826DC’s Touch This Tale! Writing Workshop and wrote a collaborative poem about looking at a picture of a penguin. The students modeled their work on Wallace Steven’s poem, “Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird,” which captures the many ways one can consider a single blackbird. Check out our students’ awesome writing!

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