Essay: 826 National is inspiring children to embrace creative writing

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Every aspiring writer dreams of seeing their work as a published book. For the young writers at the eight writing centers run by 826 National across the United States, becoming a published author is just a matter of time.

Full Frame visited the headquarters of 826 National in San Francisco to watch the writing process unfold. CEO Gerald Richards explains that 826 is a dedicated space for children to work and have fun, all while learning valuable life skills.

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826 National is inspiring children to write

826 National is inspiring children to write

Every aspiring writer dreams of seeing their work as a published book. For the young writers at the eight writing centers run by 826 National across the United States, becoming a published author is just a matter of time. Full Frame visited the headquarters of 826 National in San Francisco to watch the writing process unfold. CEO Gerald Richards explains that 826 is a dedicated space for children to work and have fun, all while learning valuable life skills.
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The organization’s mission is based on the understanding that great leaps in learning can happen with one-on-one attention, and that strong writing skills are fundamental to future success. The end result of the programs administered at 826 centers is a lesson in endless inspiration!

“The kids come away with this love of writing and creating and by the end they have a published book,” Richards said