PROFILE: 826LA, a Nonprofit Writing and Tutoring Center

826LA is a non-profit organization located in Echo Park that inspires students to write. Since opening its doors in Los Angeles in 2005, 826LA has supported more than 64,000 students with their creative and expository writing skills. 826LA’s programs include after-school and in-school tutoring, bookmaking field trips, and skills-building¬†workshops ranging from poetry to puppetry. All of its educational programs are offered for free, breaking down barriers for students from low income households.

Proceeds from The Echo Park Craft Fair will benefit 826LA’s free programs for kids ages 6-18. For more information, visit




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