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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…

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Sarah’s Store Picks

Sarah Richman, 826DC’s Associate Director of Communications and Development, has overseen our shop for the last five years. Here are some of her favorite products!

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Meet the Staff: Cai Rodrigues-Sherley

A warm welcome to Cai Rodrigues-Sherley, 826DC’s new School Residency Coordinator! Cai will lead our Young Authors’ Book Project (YABP), in addition to running other in-school writing residencies throughout the school year.

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Publishing in a Pandemic

Book release parties, public readings, book tours—because of COVID-19, authors just don’t do ‘em like we used to do. So how does 826DC continue to celebrate with young authors?

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Interning at 826DC

My name is Genasee, and I’ve been an Educational Programming Intern at 826DC this semester!

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Planning with Purpose

At 826DC, we believe that writing education is part of building a better world—more just, more equitable, and more interesting. It’s important to us that we do that work with a solid blueprint.

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Meet the Staff: Abby Araujo

A warm welcome to Abby Araujo, 826DC’s new Program Administration Coordinator! She is taking on the operations side of 826DC’s programs; everything from onboarding our volunteer and interns to scheduling Field Trips and more.

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Meet the Staff: Dominique Doonquah

Meet Dominique Doonquah, 826DC’s new School Residency Manager! She has joined the team to lead the much-loved Young Authors’ Book Project (YABP), in addition to running other in-school writing residencies throughout the school year.

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Why I Interned at 826DC

My name is Nate Schwartz and I want to tell you why 826DC is such a great place to intern.

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Talking about the Young Authors’ Book Project

Last week, we joined forces with the DC Charter School Alliance and one of our teacher partners from Bridges PCS to talk about the Young Authors’ Book Project (YABP), one of 826DC’s free writing programs!

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