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Fall Programming Wrap-Up

December 17th—

Our fantastic team of volunteers have made possible another lively, productive semester of programming at 826CHI. THANK YOU to everyone who donated their time and expertise to our students--we hope to see you again in January!

Winter/spring Workshop offerings will be announced online mid-January. After-School Tutoring & Writing resumes Monday, January 5.

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“The Land of Amazing Things”

December 16th—

Last Thursday, we celebrated the release of our After-School Tutoring & Writing students' first chapbook of the school year, The Land of Amazing Things. This publication is filled with detailed depictions of countries invented by our students, and local artists' illustrated depictions of their lands.

Thanks to tutor Chelsea Fiddyment for penning the foreword, intern superstar Kyrstin Rodriguez for illustrating the cover, and to all who gathered in our writing lab to support our brilliant student-authors. Get your copy in The Wicker Park Secret Agetn Supply Co today!

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Thank You, Fall 2014 Interns!

December 15th—

Thank you Brian, Drew, Katie, Kayla S., Kayla H., Kyrstin, Laura, Maggie, Megan, Micki, Neeka, and Sheela—your enthusiasm, creative energy, and relentless commitment to our mission made for an unforgettable season of life at 826CHI.

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Chicago Calling to benefit 826CHI

December 4th—

Behold: Chicago Calling XI, with proceeds benefitting 826CHI! Many thanks to local Clash cover band London Calling, who have donated the profits from this show for 11 years running.

Schubas // December 19 // $10 // Tickets >>

826CHI & Cole Haan

December 4th—

We are honored to partner with Cole Haan this holiday season!

From now through December 27, all Chicagoland stores will contribute a portion of their sales to 826CHI. Pick up some beautiful threads for you and yours...all while supporting our writing programs! Store locator >>

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