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Category: Friends of 826

826 Is on BBC Radio! Kapow!

September 30, 2019

826NYC and 826 Boston recently had a very special visitor: award-winning writer, producer, and presenter Cathy FitzGerald. This summer, London-based FitzGerald flew across the pond to discover the magic of 826, and she’s telling the world all about it! On … Continue reading

826 Students Guest Edit ‘The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2019’

September 30, 2019

Get ready to make some space on your bookshelf because The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2019 is here!  826 National once again has the honor of serving as the series’ editor and New York Times bestselling author Edan Lepucki — author … Continue reading

Ozy.com Takes its Readers to a Future Written by 826 Students

September 12, 2019

A “curious display of doughnuts” and students writing their futures. That’s what writer Cameron Berger discovered when he paid a visit to 826LA and it’s Echo Park Time Travel Mart.  And as Berger detailed in “Where Kids Reap the Rewards … Continue reading

Write the Future With 826 and Tattly Does Good!

September 5, 2019

Who writes the future? Here at 826, the answer is always our students. That’s why we’re thrilled to share “Write the Future,” our collaboration with temporary tattoo design company Tattly! The colorful wearable art, designed by fine artist, author, and … 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.

Adults Can Learn from Teens about Social Media Continue reading

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