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What are we up to around 826michigan? A lot! From Liberty Street Robot Supply & Repair updates to program closures to news and views from our students and volunteers, our blog chronicles it all.

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FridayMay 2015

Family Wright Night at Erickson Elementary! We are incredibly proud of Family Write Nights, a new program that we have developed this year to offer to our partnership schools. Our goal is to make writing fun and accessible to our students and their families, and encourage them to write together…

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WednesdayMay 2015

Welcome to 826michigan’s tenth anniversary! In 2015, we’re celebrating ten years of 826michigan by highlighting ten people who have significantly shaped our organization since 826michigan opened its doors in 2005.  Follow along with former 826michigan Communications Coordinator Amy Wilson this year as she explores how the contributions of many individuals have contributed…

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MondayMay 2015

  There is the League of Superheroes and there is Dumbledore’s Army and there is the Dead Poet’s Society and then, above them all, is the special triumvirate of Liberty Street Tutoring Interns, Katie, Ricky, and Emma. Every day Monday through Thursday these three important people make our program run,…

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MondayMay 2015

  Have you heard of our friends at Suburban Chevrolet Cadillac of Ann Arbor? They represent a dealership that understands cars are tools that help people access resources that can make an incredible difference in the course of their lives. Under the leadership of general manager Mike Mosser, Suburban Chevrolet…

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SundayApril 2015

Each month, we feature EIGHT new pieces of student writing on the TWENTY-SIXTH of the month. (Get it?) This month, we are delighted to feature student work from our In-school Program, specifically highlighting our In-school Workshop Roadshow Program and Family Write Nights. * Family Write Nights! * Collaborative Ode Adams STEM…

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SundayApril 2015

April means springtime and many springtime delights like the rocket bursts of creativity pouring out from Ogmog, Supporter of the Month! Ogmog is a boutique creative agency specializing in graphic design, branding, creating, and coding. We can personally attest to the enormous skill set in each of these areas, particularly graphic…

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WednesdayApril 2015

Welcome to 826michigan’s tenth anniversary! In 2015, we’re celebrating ten years of 826michigan by highlighting ten people who have significantly shaped our organization since 826michigan opened its doors in 2005. Follow along with former 826michigan Communications Coordinator Amy Wilson this year as she explores how the contributions of many individuals…

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WednesdayApril 2015

If you’ve been to Liberty Street Robot Supply & Repair, you have likely encountered—perhaps even interacted with—the art of Elaine Reed, April’s Volunteer of the Month. RightBot, our human-sized robot not only displays faces of our students and recites the digits of Pi every five minutes*, it also provides endless…

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ThursdayMarch 2015

Each month, we feature EIGHT new pieces of student writing on the TWENTY-SIXTH of the month. (Get it?) This month, we are delighted to feature student work from our Off-site Drop-in Writing Programs, specifically highlighting Wee-Bots at the Detroit Public Library and Teen and Youth Drop-in at the Ypsilanti District Libraries. *…

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ThursdayMarch 2015

For the month of March, we recognize the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs as Supporter of the Month for endowing 826michigan with an operational/project grant in the amount of $30,000 for the fiscal year 2015.  We sincerely appreciate the support of the MCACA which exists “to encourage, initiate, and facilitate an enriched…

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