826DC has the pleasure of publishing student stories through several of our programs, including our In-School Writing, Editing, and Publishing (ISWEP) program. We recently worked with second-grade Oyster-Adams Bilingual School students on original nonfiction books!Continue reading “Publishing Nonfiction Books”
It’s truly a pleasure to welcome our new Director of Education, Andrea Nelson, to the 826DC team! Andrea is a dynamic and thoughtful educator who will lead 826DC’s programming into its next chapter.
We can’t wait for you to meet Andrea. In the meantime, check out this Q&A to get to know her a little better:Continue reading “Meet the Staff: Andrea Nelson”
The next couple of months are full of opportunities to get involved with 826DC and uplift DC’s young voices! Whether you’re interested in volunteering, interning, donating, or more, there are always ways for you to be part of the magic that happens here. Here are some of those upcoming opportunities in July, August, and September 2019.Continue reading “Upcoming Ways to Get Involved with 826DC”
Today was the first day of WHOSE GARDEN WAS THIS?, 826DC’s summer writing intensive all about conservation! Fifteen students in third through sixth grade and four trained volunteers joined us at the writing center to kick off the program.Continue reading “2019 Summer Writing Intensive: Day One”
Students in 826DC’s After-School Writing Lab recently wrote and published a poetry chapbook, Lemonish & Mangoish. You can read the wonderful introduction—penned by Eileen Chong, our equally-wonderful Interim After-School Writing Lab Coordinator—below.Continue reading “Introducing Lemonish & Mangoish”