Stop asking fools for acceptance when they are the ones who need guidance Originally published in “Spit Fire”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.
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First of all I’m tall Face strong Real different huh Speak my mind But that ain’t how they want me to be Stressin’ but ain’t nothing progressing But that ain’t how life’s supposed to be Everybody wants me to be this, be that But that’s not what it’s gonna be!Read More
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Make magic with us! 826DC is hiring a new Community Programs Manager (CPM). Could that person be you?Read More
826DC Executive Director Zachary Clark recently went on NBC Washington’s “News 4 Your Sunday” to talk about our upcoming summer writing program all about conservation!Read More
Ron Charles, Book Critic at The Washington Post, recently delivered this heartwarming review of “This Time They Hear You,” 826DC’s new collection of science-inspired fairytales by local third-grade authors…Read More
Anja Kuipers recently joined 826DC as our Public Programs Coordinator! She’s the magic behind the lowercase, 826DC’s monthly open mic night for local writers, authors, and poets.Read More
826DC is trying to raise $30K by June 30, 2019 to help fund all of our free writing programs for DC students, including this year’s 826DC Summer Camp!Read More