Stop asking fools for acceptance when they are the ones who need guidance Originally published in “Spit Fire”Read More
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help students of all ages write their own paths forward—and have fun doing it. At risk for a zombie apocalypse? We've got a writing workshop lesson plan for that. Running for Kid President? We can help a student craft her winning platform. From the serious to the silly, we're ready to create with you.
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
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Featured News, Press and stories from 826DC
826DC is trying to raise $30K by June 30, 2019 to help fund all of our free writing programs for DC students, including this year’s 826DC Summer Camp!Read More
This year’s Paddlestar Galactica was a blast! We gathered at SPIN DC with excitement, fabulous costumes, and competitive spirit, all excited to amplify youth voices here in DC.Read More
826DC Executive Director Zachary Clark and co-founder Kira Wisniewski recently went on ABC7 WJLA’s Let’s Talk Live to talk about Paddlestar Galactica, 826DC’s ping-pong tournament fundraiser!Read More
We’re delighted to welcome Eileen Chong to the team as our Interim After-School Writing Lab Coordinator!Read More
We asked some of the third-grade authors of upcoming 826DC Young Authors’ Book Project book “This Time They Hear You,” a collection of science-inspired fairytales, what their stories are about.Read More