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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.
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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Featured News, Press and stories from 826DC
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
“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