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 Members-Only Event
May 4, 2015
37 Main Street, Brooklyn, NY
Scrabble for Cheaters: A Benefit for 826NYC
April 25, 2015
372 5th Avenue, Brooklyn (Brooklyn Superhero Supply Co.)
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
Trivia Night for Cheaters
Sunday December 7th, 2014
The Bell House, 149 7th Street, Gowanus, Brooklyn
Storytelling & Bookmaking with the Brooklyn Book Festival
September 20th, 2014
826NYC, 372 5th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Meet our Spring Interns!
February 4, 2015
Last month, we welcomed seven new interns to the 826NYC team. ...
Volunteer of the Month: Nathaniel Bisson
February 4, 2015
Four years ago, Nathaniel Bisson went through volunteer orientation at 826NYC and was promptly sucked into the "volunteer trifecta:" field t...
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 ...
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...
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...
How Shark Fin Soup Was Made
Once upon a time there was a fat fat shark who liked to dance. Since he liked to dance he danced so hard that he died. Then a tsunami hit the shark and then he landed on a beach. Then Iroquois people saw the shark and one man thought of an idea of shark fin soup. Then everybody liked the idea. So th ...
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