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Parent Post: Ayudar a Sus Hijos a Triunfar en la Escuela

Los padres son los primeros y más importantes maestros en las vidas de los niños. Es por eso que es fundamental que los padres participen en la educación de sus hijos. El trabajo y otras responsabilidades pueden conducir y a … read more

Volunteer Voices: Betsy Rives

On Tuesday evenings I get to tutor two middle school girls. From the history of the Samurai to rules for exponents, we work together on homework in all subjects. The students are energetic and enthusiastic about their success at school. … read more

Volunteers of the Month: April 2015

From 826LA in Echo Park: A third-generation Chicana born and raised in Northwest Pasadena, Sophia Rivera is also a writer, educator, youth mentor, and self-proclaimed family historian with a deep love for Selena Quintanilla Perez, oldies dedications on the Art … read more

Isabella’s “What I Want to Be When I Grow Up” from “I Want to Be a Lawyer of Crimes and Mysteries”

When I grow up, I want to be a lawyer. I think it will be fun to be one. I mean, there are lots of types of lawyers. There are lawyers that protect families. There are lawyers for crimes. The … read more

826LA Is Turning 10, and So Is Raymundo!

826LA isn’t the only one celebrating a 10th birthday this year. Our student, Raymundo, who recently began attending after-school tutoring in Mar Vista, celebrated his 10th birthday on August 9, 2014. He likes drawing cars and celebrated the occasion by … read more

“Wind” by Jesenia, Winner of 826LA’s Disneyland Writing Contest

We recently hosted a Disneyland Writing Contest for our Tuesday and Thursday Night Tutoring students in Echo Park, who were tasked with writing an essay about the happiest day of their lives. 826LA’s Partners in Time members read the four … read more

826LA in Echo Park is hiring a Programs Coordinator!

826LA is looking for someone to join our hard-working, passionate team as a full-time Programs Coordinator at our Echo Park location. Responsibilities include overseeing After-School Tutoring, Tuesday and Thursday Night Tutoring, Youth Advisory Board, and Parent Advisory Board. The Programs … read more

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