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Monthly Archives: May 2018

We’re Hiring!

May 26, 2018

The 826 Network is recruiting AmeriCorps VISTA members for the 2018-2019 year! AmeriCorps VISTA members are passionate and committed to their mission to bring individuals and communities out of poverty. Members make a year-long, full-time commitment to serve on a specific project … Continue reading

Big Class writing project joins national 826 network

May 24, 2018

PHOTOS BY KANDACE POWER GRAVES Visitors to 826 New Orleans are greeted with a display featuring the latest book published by the group. (All the 826 chapters have stores based on different themes: pirates in San Francisco, robots in Michigan, … Continue reading

Welcome 826 New Orleans!

May 21, 2018

826 National is proud to welcome 826 New Orleans to our national movement for writing and creativity. Once upon a time, there was a literal big class of 43 first graders at Lincoln Elementary School in Louisiana. Inspired by the 826 model, educators … Continue reading

The 826 Network Pen Pal Project

May 18, 2018

Writing connects us. From Instagram captions to emails, writing is a touchstone for our lives. And while we are increasingly swapping pencils for thumbs and pens for keyboards, writing continues to guide the way we connect with one another. May … Continue reading

826National to Receive $10,000 Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts

May 9, 2018

On May 9, 2018, 826 National was approved for a $10,000 National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Art Works grant to support reaching young writers and empowering educators everywhere through 826 Digital. Our new pay-what-you-wish, online platform, 826 Digital, will make the 826 methodology and engaged … Continue reading

826 Boston Student Writing Featured on 90.9 WBUR-FM

May 9, 2018

90.9 WBUR-FM is Boston’s NPR news station and the home of nationally syndicated programs, including On Point, Here & Now, Only A Game and Car Talk, which reach millions of listeners each week on NPR stations across the country and online. 90.9 WBUR-FM featured … Continue reading

826DC | Featured on NBC Washington

May 4, 2018

“826DC wants young people to love #writing instead of fearing it.” Continue reading