Join us on Thursday, April 12th from 4:30-6:00 pm for the release party of But I Am Myself, And I Am Perfect For It // Pero yo soy yo misma, y soy perfecta por eso!
Thank you to Rick Kogan for the representation of young Chicago writers, including 826CHI students, in The Chicago Tribune!
826CHI is currently seeking applicants for the position of Director of Development. Learn more about it from our current Director of Development, Stien van der Ploeg.
Calling all volunteers! Join us on January 24th, 6:30-8pm, for our first-ever Volunteer Training! This specialized session will help 826CHI volunteers hone their skills in working with young people.
To support our free literary and tutoring programs for underserved Chicago children, every year, 826CHI hosts Scrabble for Cheaters — a tournament with a dishonest twist for an honest cause.
Join us on Thursday, December 14th for the release of After-School Tutoring & Writing’s chapbook, The Moon Wrote A Song!
Find gifts for all of those on your good list at the inaugural 826CHI Goods for Good Craft Fair, where your shopping supports 826CHI's free writing programs!
You can now read our latest student publication, And the Rest Is Noise: Interviews & Reflections From The Students Of 826CHI’s 2017 Pitchfork Music Writing Intensive, in full online!
826 National proudly introduces 826 Digital: Inventive Resources to Ignite a Love of Writing
Last night’s third-annual Eat Your Words was full of the warmth and generosity of more than 200 guests!
An enormous thank you to all who joined us on Ace Hotel Chicago's rooftop for our birthday party—what a joyful way to kick off the school year!
826CHI stands in solidarity with those in Charlottesville who put themselves at risk to speak out against white supremacy.
Did you miss 826Fork, our night of musical adaptations of student writing?
Radio 826CHI is back on the air! Check out three new episodes from our podcasting workshop students, now available on Soundcloud.
“Won’t you celebrate with me/ For the life that has been/ Given as a gift?” - Esperanza R., 826CHI writer and City of Chicago “Rising Star”!
“For an intimate perspective [on segregation], you may want to chat with some of the city’s kids...Over the course of 149 letters, these kids pushed past... differences to find similar ground.”
Did you catch our students on Fox 32 Chicago’s morning news this week?