826 Network Stories

Students Stop Bullying One Story At a Time

December 20, 2017

826 National and Cartoon Network believe students have the power and perspective to end a pervasive culture of bullying, and that those perspectives should be heard on a national scale. To that end, the two partners launched the Inclusion Storytelling … Continue reading

As If It Was Yesterday | 826CHI

December 17, 2017

Jalia was pregnant at sixteen, chose to have an abortion, and now lives with regret. Getting pregnant at the age of sixteen was not the route Jalia’s family thought she would land upon, but she did. “At the time, I … Continue reading

Cartoon Network Partners with 826 National to Create the First Inclusion Storytelling Project

December 7, 2017

Cartoon Network Partners with 826 National to Create the First Inclusion Storytelling Project Encourages Students to Share Their Stories as Part of “Stop Bullying: Speak Up” Cartoon Network is expanding its award-winning, “Stop Bullying: Speak Up” campaign by partnering with … Continue reading

#Shop826

November 28, 2017

To raise funds, inspire creativity in students, and advertise our programs to the community, all 826 centers feature a street-front retail store filled with unusual products, student publications, and information on its programs. As students are welcomed into the writing … Continue reading

Introducing 826 Digital

October 30, 2017

New Resource for Educators Helps Kids Everywhere Advocate for Infinite Recess 826 National proudly introduces 826 Digital: Inventive Resources to Ignite a Love of Writing SAN FRANCISCO, CA — Imagine a classroom of students in Tulsa, Oklahoma working together to … Continue reading

Peach Rose | 826NYC

October 17, 2017

Latin Name: Rosa ‘Madame A. Meilland’. My plant would dress in casual attire but with a don’t-really-care attitude. My plant tries to fit in  but is usually forgotten, so it is basically a loner. My plant takes a lot of … Continue reading

A Welcome Letter from Laura Brief, 826 National’s New CEO

October 2, 2017

I am thrilled to be joining this team. For the entirety of my career, I have considered 826 as an organization that readily deserves my and the rest of the country’s admiration. The reason for that is simple: the work … Continue reading

CALLING ALL YOUNG WRITERS AND DIGITAL MAVENS…SUBMIT YOUR ESSAYS BY OCTOBER 27TH!

September 20, 2017

826 National and Common Sense Media are excited to announce that they are putting together a book wherein young writers explore their relationship with the internet, with social media, and with the digital world in general. For a short time, … Continue reading

We Are Models | 826NYC

August 17, 2017

We’re all different… Why would society want us all the “same”? Who says we can’t be ourselves— Fake… It’s  what society  wants Tall, skinny…”Barbie-figured” It’s all skin and bones! Blue eyes…blonde hair, Don’t care…right? What about…the other parts of society? … Continue reading