Various photos from the 2022 marathon

Going the Distance for Young Authors

This weekend, 826DC held our second-ever Half-Half-Half-Half-Half Marathon, the 0.826 mile fundraiser supporting our writing programs.

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graphics of book spines

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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#GivingNovember

#GivingNovember is Here

It’s #GivingNovember! Our incredible board is matching up to $30K in donations to 826DC, right now through 11:59 PM on November 30th.

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COVID Policy Rollout August 2021 (updated with vol vaccines)

Introducing 826DC’s COVID-19 Safety Policies

826DC is officially reopening for in-person writing adventures this fall! We’re delighted—and determined to do this right.

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Collage, from Harper's Bazaar, of Amanda Gorman, VP Kamala Harris, Lady Gaga, Dr. Jill Biden, and Jennifer Lopez

The Brookland Buzz on the Inauguration

Young journalists from Brookland Middle School wrote about inaugural fashion, history, and more in last month’s issue of The Brookland Buzz.

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