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
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.
My white lie got bigger and bigger. My white lie was that I ate the last cookie and said that somebody ate it.Read More
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Featured News, Press and stories from 826DC
Summer is quickly coming to a close. After a wonderful programming season, our summer cohort shared some advice for future interns: “My one tip to future interns would be to make an effort to visit our community partners.Read More
Here at 826DC, we know that it takes a village to help our students grow. We partner with other community-based organizations throughout the year to create a support network for our students wherever they might go in the District.Read More
Welcome to our ongoing series, where we highlight some of the magic-makers here at 826DC. This month, we chatted with Brandon and Akshita, our two AmeriCorps Service Members, before they complete their year of service.Read More
We want you to join our growing team! 826DC seeks a visionary youth development professional to serve as our Publications Programs Manager (PPM) and help to thoughtfully shape the next chapter of our programming.Read More
Now that we’ve officially made it to summer, we wanted to take a moment to introduce our Summer 2018 interns.Read More