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.
Walking Gemstones and Other Invisible Science
Learn about beetles that look like gemstones, farms that harvest wind, and the science behind the changing colors of cherry blossom trees in our 2-week summer workshop.
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
We’re seeking two creative, experienced, dynamic, and highly organized AmeriCorps VISTA service members who will support the development and growth of our various programs as our next Volunteer Engagement Specialist and Development Systems Specialist.Read More
826DC had a fabulous time at the 2018 Young Authors’ Book Project (YABP) release party, the first of our three-date book tour.Read More
This month we celebrate the many contributions and impending graduation of one of our most dedicated writing mentors.Read More
With summer reading season just around the corner, we’re excited to celebrate a community partner that’s been near and dear to our mission for quite some time: The Mt.Read More
We’re embarking on our first ever book tour to celebrate the latest Young Authors’ Book Project!Read More