826 Valencia Students on Darkness

Students at the nonprofit literacy project 826 Valencia were asked to personify darkness and imagine it as a living, breathing person. They wrote about what darkness would change during the nighttime before the morning came. Natalia Gonzalez Age: 9 School: Rooftop Person of the … Continue reading

826 Valencia Students on Life at Age 80

These student writings are from "Look Closer/Mira de Cerca," 826 Valencia's biannual, bilingual chapbook of works from its after-school tutoring program. They appeared in vol. 10, themed “Chrysalis.” The students were asked to write about what their lives will be like when they are 80, and … Continue reading