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826NYC is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting students ages 6-18 with their creative and expository writing skills, and to helping teachers inspire their students to write. Our services are structured around our belief that great leaps in learning can happen with one-on-one attention and that strong writing skills are fundamental to future success.



    Super Kids, Serious Authors: A Supporters-Only Extravaganza

    May 4, 2015
    37 Main Street, Brooklyn, NY

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    Scrabble for Cheaters: A Benefit for 826NYC

    April 25, 2015
    12:00 pm
    372 5th Avenue, Brooklyn (Brooklyn Superhero Supply Co.)

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    Smart Alecks for Smart Kids: An 826NYC Fundraiser

    Monday, December 8th
    Doors at 8pm. Show at 8:30pm
    The Bell House: 149 7th St, Brooklyn, New York 11215

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    Trivia Night for Cheaters

    Sunday December 7th, 2014
    The Bell House, 149 7th Street, Gowanus, Brooklyn

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    Storytelling & Bookmaking with the Brooklyn Book Festival

    September 20th, 2014
    11AM-1PM, 2PM-4PM
    826NYC, 372 5th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY

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      Featured Field Trip Story: No One Buys Artisanal Lampshades

      May 15, 2015

      Read the tale of Blasio de Bill, a Williamsburg-llama-resident and artisanal lampshade salesman. Written by the fifth grade class The Magli-Maniacs....

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      Volunteer of the Month: Ciara

      May 7, 2015

      Ciara Cordasco is an intrepid graphic designer capable of many mediums. She’s been helping package up the superb chapbooks from 826NYC workshops for...

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      Volunteer of the Month: Bree

      April 4, 2015

      Brehanna Ramirez began her 826NYC volunteer-life as a wee intern, and continues on by assisting with her design and publishing know-how. She travels b...

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      Meet Kyra: Our Volunteer Outreach & Support Intern

      March 26, 2015

      Kyra, who claims that she was meant to be a water-bending master, is 826NYC’s Volunteer Outreach & Support intern. In this week’s #PersonnelGe...

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      Calling all NYC Students: Submit Your Writing to the 826NYC Review

      May 31, 2015

      The 826NYC Review is back! 6-18 year olds are invited to submit their poetry, rap, short, stories, songs, comics, plays, novel excerpts, and more to o...

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      Volunteer of the Month: Bean

      March 6, 2015

      Bean is an edible, kidney-shaped seed, borne in the long pods of a leguminous plant. No, wait, that's not right. Bean is a sometimes poet, non-pr...

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      Kid President and Our Students Are Awesome!

      February 17, 2015

      826 chapters from around the country are celebrating the release of Kid President's new book! Read more about our collaboration and see some of o...

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      Meet Anna: Our Workshops & Publications Intern

      February 13, 2015

      In this week's "Personnel Get Personal," Anna, our Workshops and Publications Intern reveals her childhood theory on calories, her ulti...

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      Meet Mariama: Our Director of Education

      February 6, 2015

      Mariama Lockington has been 826NYC’s Director of Education for almost two years. Now, she's sharing with us some intimate factoids, including h...

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      Meet our Spring Interns!

      February 4, 2015

      Last month, we welcomed seven new interns to the 826NYC team. ...

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