Our mission is to encourage the exploration of endless possibility through the power of writing. To empower students with the skills to write their own paths forward, undefined by circumstance. To support new and exciting approaches to writing and inspire student engagement. And to foster generations of creative writers and thinkers, who together will define a better future.
The Melting Headache
May 11, 2018
How to Get Santa Claus on Camera (This Set-Up Is on X-Mas Eve)
The Place in My Mind
The Adventures of Nutriman and Junkster
I Am From
August 23, 2017
If I Could Transport Anywhere
Meet Our February Volunteer of the Month: Gio Holmes
Gio began as an intern through the CUNYCorps program last year in the East Harlem Writers' Room and loved it so much he stuck around as a volunte...
Januaury Book Recommendations from the Brooklyn Public Library
January 4, 2019
Every month a librarian at the Brooklyn Public library will present recommendations of what to read. ...
Takeaways from our first Justice & Equity Dialogue of the year!
November 28, 2018
Earlier this month, we were lucky to have Chahney Hinds host a conversation and panel with volunteers and community members about the New York City...
November Book Recommendations from the Brooklyn Public Library
November 26, 2018
Every month a librarian at the Brooklyn Public library will present recommendations of what to read each month. ...
Meet Our November Volunteer of the Month: Lara Bergen
Lara Bergen may be a relatively new volunteer, but she has already gone above and beyond as a volunteer in our Williamsburg tutoring program and East ...
October Book Recommendations from the Brooklyn Public Library
October 16, 2018
Every month a librarian at the library will present recommendations of what to read each month. ...
Meet Our October Volunteer of the Month: Vanessa Londono
Vanessa has been an all-start volunteer for over a year –– volunteering once a week in Park Slope after-school tutoring, translating our chapbooks...
Book Recommendations from the Brooklyn Public Library
September 14, 2018
We are proud to announce a new partnership with the Brooklyn Public Library! Every month a librarian at the library will present recommendations of wh...
826NYC Statement on Family Separation
July 11, 2018
826NYC stands with families....
Meet Our May Volunteer of the Month: Bob Barber
Our June Volunteer of the Month, Bob, joined our Williamsburg after-school tutoring cohort last fall and has since been a consistent positive and supp...
The Melting Headache
Jorge lives a tough life. He has to get up with the sun every morning to take on his workingman’s duties at M.S. 88. To get there, he walks thirty long minutes through Brooklyn where his friends all shout, “Hey, Jorge.”
It’s a good life, but sometimes all of the noise in the ...
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