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826 Digital Educator Spotlight: Christie Cognevich

August 4, 2019

We’re honored to introduce you to our second 826 Digital Spotlight Educator, Christie Cognevich. Christie is a high school English teacher at Mount Carmel Academy in New Orleans, LA! For Christie, sometimes the abundance of creative writing resources online means … Continue reading

826 National and Amazon are Teaming Up.

July 22, 2019

1. Select 826 National: Log onto AmazonSmile using your existing Amazon account, and search for 826 National in the welcome screen. You only have to select 826 National once, and the system will remember your choice. 2. Save: Bookmark AmazonSmile … Continue reading

Top 10 Things Adults Can Learn from Teens about Social Media

May 21, 2019

Joel Arquillos, 826LA Executive Director, shares 10 things he’s learned from teens about social media in 826 National’s newest publication True Connections.

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The 826 Network at the 2019 Kennedy Center Arts Summit

May 16, 2019

On Monday, April 29th, “The Human Journey: Creating the Story of Us” 2019 Kennedy Center Arts Summit explored how stories—especially those stories that lay beyond the dominant narrative—can reframe world views, foster empathy, and build a more equitable society. Poets, playwrights, writers, … Continue reading

Celebrate teacher appreciation week with an 826 Digital educator!

May 3, 2019

Happy Teacher Appreciation Week! Teachers, we’re endlessly grateful for you here at 826 National, and we’re committed to supporting your crucial work with young writers. It’s why we launched 826 Digital, our pay-what-you-wish online platform that delivers teaching resources from … Continue reading

Honoring Our Volunteers

April 12, 2019

April is National Volunteer Month, and each year, approximately 5,000 active volunteers around the country make our work possible and keep our programs free of charge. From helping out at an event or playing a very grumpy publisher to designing cool store products or … Continue reading

Celebrating National Library Week

April 12, 2019

For students, libraries are symphonies halls, airports, magical kingdoms, labyrinths, and laboratories. For students, libraries are safe spaces. And in celebration of National Library Week, we are sharing how some of our chapters are partnering with their local libraries! We hope … Continue reading

CALLING ALL REVOLUTIONARY POETS AND EDUCATORS!

March 13, 2019

826 National is excited to announce that students across the country will have the chance to become published poets in 2019! In collaboration with Amplifier and inaugural U.S.Youth Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman, we are now accepting student submissions for a … Continue reading

Student Quote Wallpapers

February 24, 2019

We turned student quotes into desktop and phone wallpapers! We hope that the words of these young writers motivate you, inspire you, and encourage you to laugh every day, be more vulnerable, maybe even cry just a little, show up stronger, … Continue reading