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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.



    Stand Up for 826NYC

    January 31, 2016
    7:30 PM
    The Bell House (149 7th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11215)

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    Trivia Night for Cheaters 2015

    October 27th
    The Bell House, 149 7th St., Brooklyn, NY

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    Erasers for Breakfast: Exclusive League of SuperHumans Film Screening

    September 22, 2015
    Top Secret

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    826NYC Exhibition, Auction & Reception

    Wednesday, July 22
    6 – 8 pm
    David Zwirner Gallery: 533 West 19th Street

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    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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      Meet our February Volunteer of the Month: Gili Malinsky

      February 1, 2016

      For over a year, Gili has brought her positive attitude and sense of humor to helping to manage store volunteers and to serving as a member of the vol...

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      Thank You AT&T for supporting the Young Authors Book Project

      January 26, 2016

      AT&T to fund the Young Authors Book Project....

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      The 826NYC Review, Issue No. 6

      Jan 13, 2016

      The 826NYC Review, a collection of student work from the writing programs of 826NYC and the boroughs of New York City, is out now! ...

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      Interview with Giulia Rozzi, comedian, writer, and 826NYC volunteer

      January 7, 2016

      Giulia Rozzi talks volunteering and the importance confidence can play in writing and storytelling. See her live at Stand Up for 826NYC on January 31s...

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      Meet our January Volunteer of the Month: Danielle Sinay

      January 6, 2016

      Danielle has only been volunteering with 826NYC since the beginning of the school year, but already she has gotten herself involved in every aspect of...

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      Meet our December Volunteer of the Month: Michele Somerville

      December 1, 2015

      Michele has logged over 200 hours as a volunteer at 826NYC and we're thrilled to recognize her for her dedication! During this time she has helpe...

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      Meet our November Volunteer of the Month: Alyse Wexler

      November 2, 2015

      January will be Alyse’s two year anniversary at 826NYC. In that time, she’s tutored regularly in both Park Slope and Williamsburg and taught a wor...

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      Meet Volunteers of the Month: Valerie Courtney & Lindsay Neff!

      Tuesday, September 29, 2015

      Lindsay and Valerie met at a workshop last spring and have been partners-in-826NYC-crime ever since. This fall, they're co-leading a Cryptozoolog...

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      Meet our September Volunteer of the Month: Nolan Boomer

      August 24, 2015

      Nolan currently attends Oberlin College where he studies creative writing. Prior to this month he lived in Buenos Aires, where he studied architectura...

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      $826 for 826 by 8/26

      Join us in our efforts to raise $8,260 to support our free creative writing programs by 8/26!...

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