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.
"Try again. Fail again. Fail better."
"Every now and then, especially when struggling with words and writing, I think that I should tattoo [this Samuel Beckett quote] on my forehead so I can see it when I brush my teeth." -September Volunteer of the Month, Antonio Díaz Oliva
I see white coats on the side, bwahehe. I walk up to a scientist and pretend that I am one, too! I comment, "Hi...so..." Then I just leave him, haha. Awkward. BUT! I see some goodies to steal. Bwahehe.Read More
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