We did it!
We served 5,000+ students this year

“It’s been an absolutely wonderful year of so, so many publications, stories, and even more amazing writers,” Neekta Khorsand, our On-Site Programs Manager, said. “It was a marathon of a year but every year leading up to this one has prepared us for it and every day has been worth it to see the writers who’ve joined us grow and hear them tell their stories proudly.”

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A Letter From Zachary

“As 826DC moves into its next chapter, I am honored to work alongside its similarly fearless and talented staff and Board of Directors as we meaningfully deepen our programs. Guided by our strategic plan, we will bring a new intention to understanding the impact of our programming, measuring and articulating its success, and communicating this work more broadly. This is a worthy and challenging pursuit and we are eager to roll up our sleeves.”

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A Letter From Joe

“Moving on from 826DC was a difficult decision. I am so proud of the work that we accomplished. But after nearly six years, and an ambitious strategic plan on the horizon, it felt like the right time for the organization to welcome a new leader who could bring a fresh energy to our second chapter. 826DC has found that in Zachary Clark.”

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