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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.
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Featured News, Press and stories from 826DC
“826DC wants young people to love writing instead of fearing it.” –It’s true, we do! Thank you Leon Harris and NBC4 for shining a light on our work during last Friday’s edition of Harris’ Heroes.Read More
826DC started small: from our origins as Capitol Letters Writing Center, serving just 137 students in the first year through in-classroom programming, to becoming an official chapter of the 826 network.Read More
826DC seeks a highly motivated self-starter to join our team as Development and Communications Manager, leading or overseeing social media channels, low- to mid-level giving campaigns, earned income revenue programs, and some special events.Read More
Did you know that it’s possible to support our youth writing programs whenever you see the Washington Nationals play ball?Read More
On Sunday, friends of 826DC gathered at Pearl Street Warehouse to witness the annual extravaganza that is Paddlestar Galactica: A Ping-Pong Tournament Benefiting 826DC.Read More