826 Network Stories

Category: Staff Spotlight

An Interview with our Director of Research and Evaluation, Lauren Broder

January 31, 2020

826 National is currently seeking applicants for a Director of Research and Evaluation. Learn more about what it’s like to work at 826 National from Lauren Broder, Ph.D., 826 National’s Director of Research and Evaluation, who leaves us some words … Continue reading

An Interview with our Director of Development, Maggie Andrews

January 31, 2020

826 National is currently seeking applicants for a Director of Development. Learn more about what it’s like to work at 826 National from Maggie Andrews, our outgoing Director of Development, who is moving on from the role after five years. … Continue reading

12th Annual Staff Development Conference takes place in Chicago!

July 10, 2018

As a national network of tutoring and writing nonprofits, the 826 Network is always learning, connecting, and collaborating to better help a greater number of students become stronger and more confident writers across the United States. For the past 12 … 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

Marisa Urrutia Gedney | EDUCATOR. LEADER. MENTOR.

April 4, 2017

Marisa Urrutia Gedney’s story highlights how she evolved in her role at 826 to eventually become a Director of Education at 826LA. Marisa reflects on the importance of making an impact on a community you feel deeply connected to, the … Continue reading

Edwin Gonzalez | From 826 Boston Student to Staff

September 9, 2016

826 Boston is a nonprofit youth writing and publishing organization that empowers traditionally underserved students ages 6-18 to find their voices, tell their stories, and gain communication skills to succeed in school and in life. 826 Boston opened its doors … Continue reading