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OUR MISSION

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.

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FEATURED STORY

    My Neighborhood Looks Like a Jungle!

    November 21, 2016

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    The Crazy Pasta

    September 27, 2016

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    For Some

    June 8, 2016 in Bright Blue Sky and Gray Silence

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    If I Could Do Anything



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    The Museum Monsters



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    Mexico Food

    4/20/2016

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    A Puppy

    February 24, 2016

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    Being a King and a Beast

    November 2015

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    The Monster and the Girl

    October 6, 2015

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    Keep Cool for Summer Days

    June 29, 2015

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    NEWS

      Meet Jenny: Our December Volunteer of the Month

      December 1, 2016

      Jenny is a true superstar volunteer. In addition to tutoring in Williamsburg once a week, she also supports our Novel Writers workshop and regularly v...

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      Meet Our November Volunteer of the Month: Kyra Sturgill

      November 1st, 2016

      You likely already know Kyra as an all-star volunteer intern turned Volunteer Associate Americorps VISTA for 826NYC. Now meet Kyra as a super voluntee...

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      Personal Statement Weekend 2016

      Mentoring over 120 students on their college application essays...

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      A Huge Thank You to our Twenty-Hour Volunteers!

      Thank you to the volunteers who've already completed more than 20 hours of work with us!...

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      Meet our October Volunteer of the Month: Tatiana Felder!

      October 1, 2016

      Tatiana is an all-star store volunteer, ambassador of our programs, and now illustrator for our Storytelling and Bookmaking Field Trips publications! ...

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      826NYC’s Third Annual Personal Statement Weekend

      826NYC is hosting its third annual Personal Statement Weekend to help 150 high school seniors complete their college essays. Learn how you can get inv...

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      The 826NYC Review, Issue 7

      The best new stories, poems, and essays from the creative minds of young New Yorkers. ...

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      David Zwirner Books & 826NYC Literary Prize

      September 6th, 2016

      826NYC and David Zwirner books are partnering to launch an annual literary prize for high schoolers ages 16+ in New York City. The prize will include ...

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      Meet our August Volunteer of the Month: Crystal Worrell

      August 1, 2016

      Meet our volunteer of the month, Crystal! Crystal began volunteering with us only two months ago, but already she has volunteered nearly 200 hours of ...

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      Meet our July Volunteer of the Month: Nora Pelizzari

      July 6, 2016

      Meet our volunteer of the month, Nora! When she's not volunteering with our Sunday workshops and serving as an integral editor for our publicatio...

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