826LA Blog

National Volunteer Week: Lee and Evelyn

826LA is beyond grateful for its thousands-strong volunteer force that ensures the students we serve are helped and heard. This week is National Volunteer Week, and we’re honoring these amazing individuals by highlighting a stellar volunteer from each of our … read more

National Volunteer Week: Fred and Mike

826LA is beyond grateful for its thousands-strong volunteer force that ensures the students we serve are helped and heard. This week is National Volunteer Week, and we’re honoring these amazing individuals by highlighting a stellar volunteer from each of our … read more

826LA Is Turning 10, and So Is Yamilka!

826LA isn’t the only one celebrating a 10th birthday this year. Our student, Yamilka, who attends after-school tutoring in Echo Park, turns 10 on April 16. Asked what she likes to do for fun, Yamilka said, “Sometimes I just like … read more

National Volunteer Week: Andrew and Gem

826LA is beyond grateful for its thousands-strong volunteer force that ensures the students we serve are helped and heard. This week is National Volunteer Week, and we’re honoring these amazing individuals by highlighting a stellar volunteer from each of our … read more

Field Trip Book of the Week: “A Life Decision” Screenplay

826LA is proud to present our latest installment of our Field Trip Book of the Week series: a screenplay written by students from Camino Nuevo High School Miramar. Ms. Rodriguez’s 11th-grade class spent the morning with us, learning from 826LA … read more

National Volunteer Week: Catherine and Augusto

826LA is beyond grateful for its thousands-strong volunteer force that ensures the students we serve are helped and heard. This week is National Volunteer Week, and we’re honoring these amazing individuals by highlighting a stellar volunteer from each of our … read more

National Volunteer Week: Elizabeth and Jair

826LA is beyond grateful for its thousands-strong volunteer force that ensures the students we serve are helped and heard. This week is National Volunteer Week, and we’re honoring these amazing individuals by highlighting a stellar volunteer from each of our … read more

Guest Post: Lafayette Girl Scouts Host ‘The Terrible Two’ Authors and Raise Funds for 826LA

On March 26, New York Times bestsellers Mac Barnett and Jory John joined the Lafayette Library and four Girl Scouts to put on a fun-filled, prank-themed author event, based off their new book, The Terrible Two. We had cookies, book … read more

National Volunteer Week: Uriel and Kenia

826LA is beyond grateful for its thousands-strong volunteer force that ensures the students we serve are helped and heard. This week is National Volunteer Week, and we’re honoring these amazing individuals by highlighting a stellar volunteer from each of our … read more

National Volunteer Week: Dan and Giovanni

826LA is beyond grateful for its thousands-strong volunteer force that ensures the students we serve are helped and heard. This week is National Volunteer Week, and we’re honoring these amazing individuals by highlighting a stellar volunteer from each of our … read more