826DC is the local chapter of the 826 National network of nonprofits co-founded by Dave
Eggers. They provide free writing programs (fiction and creative nonfiction) and tutoring for
under-served children. Their blend of arts education and academic support help students improve
21st Century skills, including critical thinking, communication, collaboration, and creativity/
innovation. They are projected to serve 4,000 students this school year, which is nearly10% of the
student population in the District!
Check them out here