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 with the Bigfoot Research Institute at Egleston Square in Roxbury in 2007. Since then, they’ve expanded their programming serving over 3,500 students and forming supportive partnerships with 150 teachers annually.

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Michelle Obama Says Hello to 826DC

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“Keep writing, keep working hard, and know that I’m thinking about you, and I’m proud of you.” Last week, magic really happened at 826DC when students received a special message from fellow writer, Michelle Obama. Writing can be hard sometimes, but … Continue reading

826DC | Featured on NBC Washington

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Cartoon Network Animates Our Students’ Stories

August 30, 2018

In 2018, our friends at Cartoon Network animated two 826 Network student stories—one by Jekaya, Grade 4, 826 Boston (Sweater) and another by Nana-Wadieh, Grade 3, 826NYC (Feathers). These stories were part of the 826 National Inclusion Storytelling Project – an … Continue reading