826DC Welcomes Two New Members to the Board of Directors!

826DC is proud to welcome Mark D’Agostino and Joyce Cowan to our Board of Directors. Both long-time supporters of 826DC, Mark and Joyce bring a myriad of skills and knowledge to the board and we are tremendously excited to have them join the team.


To learn more about Mark and Joyce, click below.

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Paddlestar Galactica 3 – We did it!!

11074446_10152793760918379_6223579206716617642_nIn just four short weeks, our fearless fundraisers collected over $30,000 from generous friends & family to support our youth writing programs. We couldn’t be more grateful for our supporters who helped make this the best Paddlestar Galactica yet!

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Over the course of six Tuesdays in 826DC’s Writing Workshop, “Yes, No, Maybe:” How to Produce a Literary Magazine, students collaborated with the support of volunteers to curate, edit, and design 826DC’s first literary magazine, The Creative Spot. Needless to say, it’s a gem. With a foreword by Barrelhouse Magazine’s Dan Brady and work written by 826DC Workshop and After-School Tutoring students, we’re beyond proud of what these student editors created. Curious how the editors felt themselves? Want to see the finished product? See it all after the jump!

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