D'Real Graham

D’Real Graham has helped inspire students to develop zany stories across the 826 National network of writing and tutoring centers since 2007. A former in-school volunteer and full-time staffer, Graham has five years of hands-on experience managing programs at 826michigan. Before relocating from the midwest to Washington, D.C., late-Spring 2017, Graham served as a Commissioner on Human Relations, a Community-Police Relations Task Force sub-committee member focused on incentivizing residency for first responders, and as an adviser at Radical Washtenaw in Ypsilanti, MI. He currently manages workshops and academic skill-building programs at 826DC. Graham enjoys designing hashtags, traveling by bicycle, and eating pistachios