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Executive Director, 826LA
Joel Arquillos is the Executive Director at 826LA, a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting students ages 6 to 18 with their creative and expository writing skills, and to helping teachers inspire their students to write. Before that, he was Director of National Programs for 826 National (the umbrella organization for 826LA and its sister chapters). From 1998 to 2006, Joel taught social studies in the San Francisco Unified School District at Galileo Academy of Science and Technology.