WRITING PUBLISHING TUTORING
826 centers offer a variety of inventive programs that provide under-resourced students, ages 6-18, with opportunities to explore their creativity and improve their writing skills.
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826 National is a nonprofit organization that provides strategic leadership, administration, and other resources to ensure the success of its network of eight writing and tutoring centers. Our mission is based on the understanding that great leaps in learning can happen with one-on-one attention, and that strong writing skills are fundamental to future success.
EIGHT CHAPTERS NATIONWIDE
826 BY THE NUMBERS
31,669 students served
933 teachers served
6,705 active volunteers
1,024 publishing projects
Statistics during the 2011-2012 school year
Forgiving My Father
by Katherine Graves, 826 Seattle
Can you cry
Do you know what pain feels like on the inside
Can you deal
With knowing everyone who is supposed to love you could care less
Could you lie
Could you lie
Can you keep a smile on your face while you’re dying inside
Could you look at yourself in the mirror, and honestly know who it is you see