If you stand on any corner in our nation’s capital, close your eyes and listen to your heartbeat.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.
Black hole, dots, colors. White dots with blue scribbles it’s like a spinning circle. A galaxy, it’s oval and colorful, tastes like yogurt and feels like a foggy day.Read More
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Featured News, Press and stories from 826DC
We’re thrilled to introduce Deb Monti, 826DC’s Young Authors’ Book Project (YABP) Manager! She’s an artist, an educator, and the new magic-maker behind one of our much-loved publishing programs.Read More
As part of 826DC’s ten-year Homecoming celebration, we’re glad to award these magic-makers for their indelible impact on young writers over the past decade!Read More
As I end my time with 826DC, I am writing this note to welcome you to one of the most inclusive communities of which I have been a part.Read More
826DC is celebrating TEN YEARS of serving young writers in this community! Join us on October 1st for this virtual Homecoming bash to help sustain this vital work and support DC students in the years to come.Read More
Summer 2020 has, to put it mildly, been rough. Throughout everything, 826DC has continued to serve young writers and to offer the creative space to either escape from or take on what’s weighing heaviest on young people right now.Read More