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
Earlier this school year, 826DC After-School Writing Lab students worked alongside retired National Geographic Magazine Production Specialist Greg Luce on a five-week editorial writing project, inspired by the iconic magazine!Read More
Join our growing team! 826DC seeks a thoughtful, visionary youth development professional to serve as our Special Projects Associate (SPA) to help support our grant-funded programming initiatives in 2019.Read More
On January 3rd, 2019, 826DC Executive Director Zachary Clark was a guest on The Kojo Nnamdi Show!Read More
…in a land called Columbia Heights, 826DC supported local students with their writing skills and helped teachers inspire their students to write.Read More
Volunteers like Anne help 826DC make magic happen every day! Anne’s longtime commitment to our After-School Writing Lab students, her writing talents as a journalist, and the enduring kindness that she brings to the writing center are all part of what makes this a truly special place.Read More