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
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
Shayna Baggatts-Porter recently joined the 826DC team as our Special Projects Associate! She is helping us with a ton of exciting projects like expanding our Visiting Authors Program and developing 826DC’s two-week summer writing workshop.Read More
Calling all local authors and writers! You can share your skills with DC students through 826DC’s Visiting Authors Program, which brings new and established voices together for unforgettable classroom discussions and writing activities.Read More
Later this Spring, 826DC will publish its twelfth Young Authors’ Book Project (YABP), a collaboration between 826DC volunteers, DC students, and professional writers and designers that promotes and celebrates student voices!Read More