In the grass A brass band Plays I’m kneeling And I hear the music singing From my hand.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.
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.
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826DC is looking for journalism reading recommendations to share with a cohort of seventh-grade scholars at Brookland Middle School!Read More
One easy way to help amplify 826DC students’ work and to stir up support for our programs is to become an 826DC Ambassador!Read More
Across DC and the country, nonprofits are being considered for the Fordham-CAP “Moonshot for Kids” project.Read More
This year, 826DC is working with a cohort of seventh-grade authors from Brookland Middle School to write a collection of on-the-ground reportage that will answer the question, “What does the world need to know about DC?” This is where you come in.Read More
This year, one of 826DC’s offsite summer programs was a songwriting workshop series at Levine Music!Read More