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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 Members-Only Event

    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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      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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      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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      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...

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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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