Free, year-round writing and publishing programs for DC students ages 6-18
After-School Writing Lab
A writing community for students, hosted at 826DC.Read more about After-School Writing Lab
In-School Writing, Editing, and Publishing
Flexible short-and long-term writing residencies in collaboration with K-12 teachers.Read more about In-School Writing, Editing, and Publishing
Exploratory writing sessions across diverse topics and genres, outside of school.Read more about Writing Workshops
A Saturday morning literacy program for Harriet Tubman Elementary School students.Read more about Reading All-Stars
Two-hour writing and bookmaking experiences for the whole class.Read more about Field Trips
Young Authors’ Book Project
A full-year classroom writing project, culminating in a book to be shared with readers across DC.Read more about Young Authors’ Book Project
Panda Prompts with 826DC
DC said goodbye to giant pandas Tian Tian, Mei Xiang, and Xiao Qi Ji yesterday! As they make their way back to China, here are some writing prompts that you might want to try…Read more about Panda Prompts with 826DC
November Donations: Matched!
It’s #GivingNovember, and 826DC’s board has generously offered to match up to $20K of donations that come in before 11:59 PM on November 30th, 2023!Read more about November Donations: Matched!
Meet the Staff: Conor Murphy
Meet Conor Murphy, 826DC’s new After-School Writing Lab Assistant! Conor helps our After-School Writing Lab run smoothly, both working with students and helping out behind the scenes.Read more about Meet the Staff: Conor Murphy