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Volunteers of the Month: March 2017

From 826LA in Echo Park: Benjamin Chapman is an L.A. native who is always mistaken for a transplant because of his “un-L.A.” attitude. Educated at U.C. Berkeley and Loyola Law School, he worked for the District Attorney’s Office and then … Read more

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Volunteers of the Month: February 2017

From 826LA in Echo Park: For Francesca, just thinking about volunteering for the Journalism Workshops at 826LA in Echo Park gets her excited. Helping kids find value in their experiences through writing has become a very important part of her … Read more

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Volunteers of the Month: January 2017

From 826LA in Echo Park: Jim Newberry is a fine art and commercial photographer who was born and raised in Chicago, and relocated to Los Angeles in 2014. When he’s not shooting assignments for record labels, magazines, and other clients, he … Read more

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Volunteers of the Month: December 2016

From 826LA in Echo Park: Brad Kaiserman, born and raised in Los Angeles, is a criminal defense and appeals attorney. He obtained his undergraduate degree from UC Berkeley, where he created his own major called The Nature and Meaning of … Read more

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Volunteers of the Month: November 2016

From 826LA in Echo Park: Lilian Min walked into the Time Travel Mart one day and decided on a whim to look into 826LA. Now, she’s volunteered both for ELL Summer Camp and for In-School Personal Statement sessions throughout the … Read more

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