826NYC is a nonprofit organization that encourages the exploration of endless possibility through the power of writing. Our program empower students with the skills to write their own paths forward, undefined by circumstance. We work to supports new and exciting approaches to writing and inspire student engagement, and to foster generations of creative writers and thinkers who together will define a better future.
We provide after-school tutoring, field trips, writing workshops, in-schools residencies, help for English language learners, and assistance with student publications. All of our free programs are challenging and enjoyable, and ultimately strengthen each student's power to express ideas effectively, creatively, confidently, and in their individual voice.