826 Network Stories

Category: Staff Spotlight

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