The Word is Out! 826DC is Expanding and Moving!

sign_1Did you see the amazing news in the Washington Post? After searching for nearly two years, we are so excited to announce that 826DC recently signed a 10-year lease on a new location.

In celebration of this news, and in order to make our next chapter even more transformative, we need your help. Please consider making a gift today. 

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August Volunteer of the Month! Shelby Flippen

sfShelby was all over the place this summer—but in a good way! Shelby volunteered across programs, providing administrative support, program support, and as a clerk in the Museum of Unnatural History. During such a busy time, her commitment, presence and service was invaluable.

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New wish list – Teacher Resources!

We’re fortunate to have the support of a generous community of supporters—and the various ways they pitch in to make sure our writing and tutoring center is outfitted with our needs. For example, last year we created an Amazon wish list to stock our student library, and received almost all of them! This year, we’re hoping […]

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Brains: Five “Exquisite Corpse” Zombie Vignettes

The zombie apocalypse has arrived! How will you survive? Earlier this year we held a zombie story-writing workshop at MLK Library. Students learned about the tropes that make up our favourite end-of-the-world scenarios, and then tried their hand at constructing their own.

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