The tiger He destroyed his cage Yes YES The tiger is out Originally published in “They’re Singing a Song in Their Rocket” and “You Will Be Able to Say a Thousand Words”Read More
that great leaps in learning can come from one-on-one attention and that building writing skills leads to future success. For our city's youth, 826DC offers these opportunities - right in the heart of the District of Columbia. Make magic happen with us today.
help students of all ages 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.
In my city, Washington D.C., the buildings that crowd our streets are often colored. They have been, at times, temporarily decorated in the bright colors of Shepard Fairey’s famous stencil of President Obama; or otherwise come to be part of the very fabric of the city – John Bailey’s mural of Marilyn Monroe in Woodley Park comes to mind, as well Byron Pecks’ icon image of Duke Ellington on the True Reformer building overlooking the U-Street corridor.Read More
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Featured News, Press and stories from 826DC
For nearly ten years, 826DC has partnered with Honey W. Nashman Center for Civic Engagement & Public Service at The George Washington University to provide students at the university with opportunities to work in the community, gaining skills and experiences that will serve them in the future.Read More
Last night, cheating was a good thing. Journalists, industry leaders, public servants, and community members joined us for our annual Trivia for Cheaters fundraiser, a pub-style trivia game where players “buy” cheats by donating to 826DC.Read More
Author Sandra Beasley has long been a friend of 826DC, and we were thrilled when she agreed to sit down with Emily to chat about our most recent Young Authors’ Book Project, Spit Fire, and what it means to be a poet in Washington, DC, now.Read More
Chances are, you’ve already met our new 826DC Publication Programs Manager, Emily Moses. If you haven’t, though, you’re in for a treat!Read More
Kelsey and Brandi, two awesome AmeriCorps VISTA service members, recently joined our team of magic makers!Read More