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826 News
07.07.2020

Student writing appears on Big Belly trash cans in the Tenderloin

Our students’ writing doesn’t just appear in books. It’s been on coffee cups, in bus shelters, on the walls of bakeries, and on…

826 News
06.23.2020

A list of resources from the 826 Staff

We at 826 Valencia are reflecting on how we can better support our Black community, and how to deepen and meaningfully take action…

826 News
06.16.2020

Lydia Chavez: Mission neighborhood leader and 826 supporter

Lydia Chavez, Founder and Executive Editor of Mission Local, knows the power of writing.

826 News
06.16.2020

Presenting our Fourth Annual Storytellers’ Showcase!

Can you pinpoint the indisputably best Zoom call you’ve ever been on? We certainly can: our virtual Storytellers’ Showcase, which was a wonderful…

826 News
06.03.2020

A Statement of Solidarity with the Black Community

Para Español, haga cliq aquí. Dear community, At 826 Valencia, our work is to amplify our students’ voices. But…

826 News
06.02.2020

Meet Cat Reyes, our May Teacher of the Month

Our May Teacher of the Month is an educator who exemplifies the values of community, generosity, equity, and putting students first — Cat Reyes from…

826 News
05.27.2020

Join us for this year’s Storytellers’ Showcase!

This post was written collaboratively by members of our Mission Center Youth Leadership Advisory Board: Isabella Hansen, Emilie Mayer, Eduardo Olivera-Diaz,…

826 News
05.14.2020

Meet our May Volunteer of the Month

We’re  happy that some things, despite the huge changes that have happened in our world, have remained comfortingly the same. One of those things is…

826 News
05.04.2020

Support 826 Valencia on #GivingTuesdayNow

There’s plenty that feels uncertain and stormy these days, so it’s nice to be able to state something definitively: it’s #GivingTuesdayNow. At 826 Valencia,…