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.
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.
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
It’s truly a pleasure to welcome our new Director of Education, Andrea Nelson, to the 826DC team!Read More
The next couple of months are full of opportunities to get involved with 826DC and uplift DC’s young voices!Read More
Today was the first day of WHOSE GARDEN WAS THIS?, 826DC’s summer writing intensive all about conservation!Read More
Students in 826DC’s After-School Writing Lab recently wrote and published a poetry chapbook, Lemonish & Mangoish.Read More
Make magic with us! 826DC is hiring a new Community Programs Manager (CPM). Could that person be you?Read More