826DC inspires young people with the power of writing
Free, year-round writing programs for DC students ages 6-18
Flexible short-and long-term writing residencies in collaboration with K-12 teachers.
Two-hour writing and bookmaking experiences for the whole class.
A full-year classroom writing project, culminating in a book to be shared with readers across DC.
A writing community for students, hosted at 826DC.
Exploratory writing sessions across diverse topics and genres, outside of school.
A Saturday morning literacy program for Harriet Tubman Elementary School students.
Tips, tricks, and techniques to teach (and learn) creative writing
Explore lesson plans, writing prompts, and projects.
Get engaging writing lessons across grades and genres.
Visit this free collection of resources from 826 National and our fellow 826 chapters.
Invest in the next generation of writers
“Writing can aid us in handling anxiety—it’s a comfort and an escape.”