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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.



    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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      Volunteer of the Month: Chris Eckert

      January 6, 2015

      As long as there's been an 826NYC, there's been a Chris Eckert. Chris is really an 826 renaissance man. He can tutor, he can field trip and ...

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      Volunteers of the Month: Allie & Natalie

      December 2, 2014

      Allison Takeda and Natalie Wright are in charge of finding volunteers to help staff shifts on Saturday and Sunday, the busiest days in the Brooklyn Su...

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      Announcing a New Partnership with Con Edison

      November 12th, 2014

      We are thrilled to announce our new partnership with Con Edison's "Power of Giving" program. Their generous support of our After-School...

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      A Successful First Personal Statement Weekend!

      November 3, 2014

      826NYC kicked off November with our first ever Personal Statement Weekend. During the weekend at the Brooklyn Public Library, high school juniors and ...

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      Introducing: the League of SuperHumans

      October 23, 2014

      Become a member of the 826NYC League of SuperHumans and inspire a New York City student...

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      Warby Parker x 826 = Creativity Squared

      We're thrilled to announce the release of both The 826NYC Review and the limited edition Kidd frames (only 826 of either the optical or sun!) by ...

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      Zombie Apocalypse STEM and Writing Workshop

      We've been waiting for the website relaunch to tell everyone about our amazing summer Zombie STEM and Writing workshop sponsored by Time Warner C...

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      Tales of Two Cities: Book Launch with O/R Books

      Monday, October 14, 2014 at 7:00PM

      What does this chasm of wealth feel like to people who live and work in NYC? The stories in Tales of Two Cities mix fiction and reportage to convey th...

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      Nerdist Comics Panel, Part 1 of 2

      October 8th, 2014, 6PM-7PM

      Super-star writers Charles Soule and Gerry Duggan join hosts Ben Blacker and Heath Corson for a special New York Super Week edition of Nerdist Comics ...

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      Nerdist Comics Panel, Part 2 of 2

      October 10th, 2014; 6PM-7PM

      Mega-star writer Brian Michael Bendis (Guardians of the Galaxy) joins hosts Ben Blacker (Thunderbolts; Thrilling Adventure Hour) and Heath Corson (Bat...

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