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Monday, June 1

A message of solidarity

Dear 826 Boston Community, 826 youth writing centers provide safe spaces where students are heard and their stories are amplified. In recent weeks, the horrific killings of George Floyd, Breonna [...]

Friday, May 22

Video: Hope. Creativity. Resilience.

Over the past month, 826 Boston has been working closely with talented filmmaker (and long-time friend) Matt Watson to create a powerful short film celebrating some of the incredible students of [...]

Thursday, May 14

A Letter from the Youth Literary Advisory Board

We want students in grades 7-12 to share stories with us about how you are staying empowered during this pandemic. We want to learn more about your self-identity and why you are unique.

Monday, May 11

Questions with Shannon

"It’s been amazing to witness the students’ growth, and not just their skills, but their confidence in their work."

Thursday, April 30

Poem In Your Pocket Day

As National Poetry Month comes to a close, we’re excited to celebrate Poem In Your Pocket Day on Thursday, April 30. On this day, people across the country are encouraged to select a poem, carry [...]

Wednesday, April 29

Zooming Through April Break

826 Boston just wrapped its first-ever remote workshop week—six virtual workshops for April break, which saw 86 students register and logged almost 100 hours of student learning! Our fearless [...]

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