We're looking forward to two exciting 3rd-party fundraisers this July. We'd love to see you there!
Chicago Nerd Comedy Fest — Weds, July 15, 7-10pm
Performances from Chicago's greatest comedians, musicians, and artists, hosted by Cody Melcher, Eccentric Gentleman.
Stage 773, 1225 W Belmont Ave
$10 suggested donation
More info here >>
Pirates vs. Ninjas Pub Crawl — Sat, July 25, 2pm-forever
A costumed, four-bar crawl to benefit 826CHI, featuring games, prizes, and drink specials all day.
Pony Inn, 1638 W Belmont Ave
$10 for 1, $30 for 4
More info here >>
Interested in learning more about the worlds of education, publishing, and non-profits? Internships at 826CHI offer hands-on experience across the board. Our interns:
>> Design program curriculum
>> Lead and support our daily programs
>> Plan and market fundraising events
>> Write grant propsals and support donor stewardship
>> Create content for our social media platforms
>> Design posters, fliers, web sites, and other organizational collateral
>> Support volunteer recruitment and management
>> Work retail magic in our Secret Agent Supply Co.
>> Design and assemble books of student writing
...and so, so much more. The deadline for fall internships (September - December) is Friday, July 24th—click HERE to learn more, and apply today!
826CHI student writing is on permanent display at the gorgeous new Warby Parker store in Lincoln Park! Stop by during regular business hours to model their sleek spectacles and discover your new favorite stories from the 826CHI Compendium Vol IV. #seeingisreading
When was the last time you watched a timelapse of a robot mural being painted? Oh, just now?
Attn: Poets—the Guild Literary Complex's Gwendolyn Brooks Poetry Contest offers the chance for YOU to win $600 for your original work of verse! Deadline for submissions is Wednesday, July 1st at 5pm. Read all about it HERE >>< 1 2 3 4 > Last ›