826DC is looking for a dedicated group of individuals who are passionate about arts education and writing to join our growing Board of Directors. Find out more!Read More »
We are humbled yet so proud to announce that last night, 826DC won the Mayor’s Art Award for Outstanding Contribution to Arts Education.
Four years ago, when we kicked open the doors to our Writing Center in Columbia Heights, we were exhilarated. We had been working out of coffee shops and apartments, and hosting workshops and tutoring sessions at bookstores and public libraries. On October 23, 2010, all of that changed. We planted ourselves firmly in the community, and we have grown to serve nearly 4,000 students per year. This award is a testament to all the people – volunteers, donors, staff, friends, families, students, and teachers – that supported us and participated in our programming along the way.Read More »