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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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WednesdaySeptember 2015

Alyssa Lopez asked us something during her internship in the summer of 2014 that stopped many a heart mid-beat: I love doing data entry–are there any other projects like this I can do? There are many important roles that 826michigan volunteers take on when it comes to our programs, and…

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WednesdaySeptember 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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WednesdaySeptember 2015

Achieving a tenth anniversary of service to students across Southeastern Michigan is no easy feat and we simply could not do it without tremendous support. That support comes not only from the volunteers you see working alongside students each day, but also from funders who generously allocate dollars to keep our programs…

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WednesdayAugust 2015

Each month, we feature EIGHT new pieces of student writing on the TWENTY-SIXTH of the month. (Get it?) This month, we are are featuring writing from our partnership with Ypsilanti Community School’s summer school program for English Language Leaners. Our summer interns and volunteers helped support students for whom English…

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SaturdayAugust 2015

A Trio of Ann Arbor Rotarians 826michigan is pleased to honor the Ann Arbor Rotary Club as our Supporter of the Month! There are many reasons to recognize such a fantastic group and all of their contributions to the Greater Washtenaw community, but we are especially grateful for the investment…

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SaturdayAugust 2015

Program Spotlight: Small Publications As you know, we put a lot of motor oil* into publishing the writing that our students do in our programs, but sometimes our big publications—the yearly anthology the OMNIBUS and our Young Authors Book Projects—steal the spotlight away from the many other ways we showcase…

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SaturdayAugust 2015

Staff Updates this August!  Chris helps a student at Dr. Blotch’s Writing Lab. At the end of July, we had the pleasure of thanking Chris Brudzynski for his year of service with 826michigan as an AmeriCorps VISTA member. In his role as Programs Assistant in Detroit, Chris supported our work…

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SaturdayAugust 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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SaturdayAugust 2015

Jeff is a scientist and a musician, but it’s impossible to label him with just a few words, or for that matter, with just a few 826michigan programs.  For example, while he has taught multiple STEM-based writing workshops for us (Busting Bat Myths, Do You Dig It, and Sound and…

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SundayJuly 2015

Each month, we feature EIGHT new pieces of student writing on the TWENTY-SIXTH of the month. (Get it?) This month, we are are featuring writing from Drop-in Writing and Creative Writing Workshops here on Liberty Street in Ann Arbor. *Liberty Street Drop-in Writing & Workshops* Beatrix Livesey-Stephens, age 14 “Riddle” St….

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