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Press Release: 826 Digital 2.0, Resources for Educators, Reimagined 

September 12, 2022

The 826 Network welcomes the latest iteration of its popular online platform SAN FRANCISCO, CA — On September 12, 2022, 826 National will launch the second iteration of its beloved platform for educators, 826 Digital. 826 Digital 2.0 will continue … Continue reading

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On Today’s Writing Education Landscape

August 29, 2022

In 2020, the 826 National Research team published part one of “The Truth About Writing Education.” The first report in this series focused on creating awareness  and solutions about the current state of writing education in America through interviews with … Continue reading

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826 National’s Newest Publication with Ada Limón

August 18, 2022

We’re excited to welcome Ada Limón as our 24th Poet Laureate!  As a leader in youth writing education and student publishing, 826 National was asked by the Library of Congress to nominate three poets for the Poet Laureate position – … Continue reading

Introducing Zaneta Jung, Kai Lokken, and NaBeela Washington

August 8, 2022

We’re excited to introduce three new members to our 826 National team! Our new Communications Manager, Zaneta Jung, comes to us from book publishing where she was a children’s book editor and a food & lifestyle editor before becoming a … Continue reading

How to Help Uvalde, Texas and Buffalo, New York

June 15, 2022

At 826, we believe writing is power. By publishing student work, we amplify future thought leaders. In honor of the 826 mission and the lives lost and affected by gun violence, we’ve donated 25% of 826 Digital Bookstore’s May proceeds … Continue reading

“Love is the Best Thing Alive”: Celebrating LGBTQ+ Voices and Stories

June 8, 2022

Darius W. from 826CHI said it best when they said, “Love is the best thing alive.” Although February is more synonymous with love and romance, this June, we’re celebrating the power and acceptance of love — love for our families, … Continue reading

Celebrating Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Voices

May 27, 2022

During the last few days of Asian American Pacific Island (AAPI) Heritage Month, we wanted to share and celebrate stories that honor the AAPI experience. These past couple of years have been a challenging time for the AAPI community, and … Continue reading

How to talk about Uvalde, Texas

May 26, 2022

There are no words to describe what happened in Uvalde, Texas. Our 826 community is grieving and processing with the rest of our nation.  Schools and classrooms are a sacred place. They are places where students not only learn how … Continue reading

Introducing 826 National’s New Co-chairs

April 15, 2022

826 National is delighted to announce our new Co-chairs of the Board of Directors, Anne Wintroub and Sandro Olivieri. Anne and Sandro are passionate, strategic champions of 826 and our students, and are excited to deepen that commitment by leading … Continue reading