Press

826michigan has press materials available for download: 826michigan Press Kit. For media inquiries, please contact Communications Coordinator Amy Wilson: amywilson@826michigan.org.

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FridayJune 2014

826michigan’s latest publication, Enjoy! Recipes for Building Community, was featured in a piece for Michigan Radio with Jennifer White. In the piece, Jennifer talks to Ari Weinzweig of Zingerman’s, Ypsilanti Community High School teacher Liz Sirman, and Enjoy! student contributor Lucy Centeno about how food connects us to both our cultural history and each other.

Listen to the full audio clip here.

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TuesdayJune 2014

826michigan and its network of seven other tutoring centers nation-wide, 826 National, were recently featured in Education Week. The article discusses the success of the 826 model, rooted in the idea that the most beneficial help for students from under-resourced communities will come from adults within those communities. Check out…

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MondayJune 2014

826michigan’s latest publication is out now! Check out this article in the Ypsilanti Courier featuring our fantastic new book, Enjoy! Recipes for Building Community.

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FridayMay 2014

Whether they’re at school, participating in our programs, or getting involved with their communities, 826michigan students do amazing things every day. Check out some much-deserved attention a few of our students have received in the press lately.

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ThursdayFebruary 2014

Kate Wells at Michigan Radio wrote up an article about the current state of arts education, featuring 826michigan’s field trip program. Here’s a great segment about why 826michigan’s exciting and interactive field trips are so beneficial to our students: “Their teacher, Cathy Winters, says the kids who never talk in class…

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TuesdayFebruary 2014

Jesse Dylan wrote up an awesome blog post on the Huffington Post’s Education section about the importance of teachers and mentors. After a recent visit to 826LA, Jesse was “struck by the wonderment and excitement among the children that was certainly fostered by the whimsical environs.” But behind the magic…

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FridayJanuary 2014

Courtney Randolph, 826michigan’s Program Manager and Volunteer Coordinator for Detroit, was recently featured as a guest blogger over on metromode. In the post, Courtney shares a number of ways Metro Detroiters can volunteer for some great organizations across Southeast Michigan – and all with her signature sense of humor we…

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MondayJanuary 2014

826michigan was featured by the Ginsberg Center at the University of Michigan. Click for more information about the article, as well as an update on programs for today, Monday, January 20 – Martin Luther King, Jr. Day!

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WednesdayJanuary 2014

The James and Grace Lee Boggs School, a charter school on Detroit’s east side that opened last September, was featured this week on NPR’s State of Opportunity. The piece focuses on third-grader Christopher Gaston, one of the school’s most involved, motivated students. Christopher is an excellent example of the Boggs…

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FridayJanuary 2014

It’s been a week since we rocked out the end of 2013 and we’re still buzzing with leftover excitement from Mittenfest VIII! Mittenfest is 826michigan’s annual year-end, five-day musical fundraising extravaganza. And what an extravaganza it was – the festival raised a record-breaking $27,011! From the start 2013 was shaping…

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