The advice I would give is to end segregation because it’s not fair. Also not to cheat on tests.Read More
that great leaps in learning can come from one-on-one attention, that building writing skills leads to success, and that young people have important things to say.
help students 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.
with 826DC. From revising sonnets, exploring fractions, and illustrating centaurs to donating and spreading the word about 826DC, there are a ton of ways to help magic happen here.
Remembering Kurt Wimmer
Our dear friend and board member, Kurt Wimmer, cared deeply about young people in this community.
We hear birds in the city. A bird chirps when singing a song. When birds chirp, it is harmony.Read More
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Featured News, Press and stories from 826DC
With novelty 826 storefronts like Tivoli’s Astounding Magic Supply Company, there’s a lot more than meets the eye.Read More
No matter where you are on June 5th, 826DC’s Half-Half-Half-Half-Half Marathon will be the greatest and shortest (0.826 miles, to be exact) virtual race in town.Read More
Our dear friend and board member, Kurt Wimmer, cared deeply about young people in this community.Read More
826DC is hiring a Director of Development! We sat down with Areesah Mobley to talk about her time in this role and her advice for applicants.Read More
Zachary Clark, 826DC’s Executive Director, did a Q&A with Harvard University’s Ed. Magazine “about running a nonprofit in times of trouble, overcoming the terror of the blank page, and channeling your inner weirdness into passionate writing.”Read More