Press & Recognition

Press & Recognition
03.10.2020

Our founder Ninive Calegari talks teaching, 826, and her professional journey

Our founder, Ninive Calegari, was recently featured on Parentology in a series called “Redefining Rosie” that celebrates remarkable women in the workforce. In it, she…

Press & Recognition
03.06.2020

The importance of wonderful spaces for students: 826 Chapters in Newsweek

Former executive director of 826michigan, Amanda Uhle, wrote about the need for students to have wonderful and weird spaces in Newsweek.

Press & Recognition
02.06.2020

Our co-founder Dave Eggers talks his new novel, politics, and 826 Valencia on Recode Decode

Our co-founder Dave Eggers gave a fantastic interview on Kara Swisher’s podcast, Recode Decode. He talks about his new novel,…

Press & Recognition
01.07.2020

How to get kids to love to write: 826 Valencia in the Washington Post

One of our volunteers — David Kirp, a professor of Public Policy at UC Berkeley — recently wrote a piece about 826 Valencia…

Press & Recognition
01.07.2020

International High School students featured in Potrero View

International High School is a unique place of learning in Potrero Hill that caters to recent immigrants and English Learners. We’ve been lucky…

Press & Recognition
08.30.2019

A spotlight on some of our Mission Bay neighbors

Our new Mission Bay center, located at 626 Mission Bay Boulevard, is part of a much larger community — one that is diverse, resilient, and…

Press & Recognition
08.16.2019

Young Authors’ Workshop participant CJ MacKnight featured on KALW

CJ MacKnight, a longtime 826 student and participant in our Young Author’s Workshop was featured on KALW — along with two other young media makers…

826 News
07.11.2019

“From Guatemala to a U.S. university: my American Dream”

826 Valencia alumnus, scholarship winner, and keynote speaker at our 2019 Bookeaters’ Bash Gilda Temaj Marroquin wrote a powerful piece about her…

Press & Recognition
05.03.2019

Our co-founder Ninive Calegari earns Honorary Degree from USF

Our co-founder Ninive Calegari — also the CEO of Enterprise for Youth — delivered the Commencement Address at USF’s School of Education graduation ceremony,…