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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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FridayDecember 2014

Dear Friends, In a few short weeks, I will have served Detroit for two full years through 826michigan. For me, it has been two years of incredible growth. Detroit is my home; it’s the place where I was born and raised. But for a number of years, particularly those right…

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FridayDecember 2014

Dear Friends, Day after day, the 826michigan staff and I have the opportunity to be amazed by the insight, intelligence, and heart displayed by the school-aged students in our programs. Because we serve more than 3,000 students each year, our staff and volunteers feel rich in this heart-warming opportunity, and…

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WednesdayNovember 2014

This year, we’ll be posting 8 new, exciting pieces of student writing on the 26th of the month (Get it?). Each month will be curated by our staff. Our aim is to give you an entertaining and fair sampling from our many programs. * Workshops * Leyla Williams Age 9,…

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WednesdayNovember 2014

“This picture book is 12 chapters and 96 pages of awesome… written by several big, creative, amazing, hard-working, and inspired writers that you haven’t heard of until now — because they’re in elementary school.” -Picture Book Review- What an amazing review of Where Is It Coming From?, 826michigan’s first major publication…

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SundayOctober 2014

This year, we’ll be posting 8 new, exciting pieces of student writing on the 26th of the month (Get it?). Each month will be curated by our staff. Our aim is to give you an entertaining and fair sampling from our many programs. * YDL Youth Drop-in Writing * Brian…

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WednesdayOctober 2014

Exciting times are upon us, Friends. Our latest publication is written by students of the James and Grace Lee Boggs School in Detroit and it’s being illustrated by Dave Eggers! Where Is It Coming From? is a heartwarming and hilarious collection of stories written by elementary students at Detroit’s Boggs…

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FridaySeptember 2014

This year, we’ll be posting 8 new, exciting pieces of student writing on the 26th of the month (Get it?). Each month will be curated by our staff. Our aim is to give you an entertaining and fair sampling from our many programs. This month, we present, an exclusive and…

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TuesdayAugust 2014

This year, we’ll be posting 8 new, exciting pieces of student writing on the 26th of the month (Get it?). Each month will be curated by our staff. Our aim is to give you an entertaining and fair sampling from our many programs. This month, we’re celebrating the MANY (almost…

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TuesdayAugust 2014

826MICHIGAN HIRES NEW STAFF TO EXPAND CURRENT WORK IN DETROIT Ann Arbor, Michigan (August 15, 2014) – Ann Arbor nonprofit 826michigan recently added two new staff members, Nancy L. Sizer and Chris Brudzynski, to the organization. Sizer joins 826michigan as its first ever Fund Development Director. She brings her extensive experience…

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SaturdayJuly 2014

This year, we’ll be posting 8 new, exciting pieces of student writing on the 26th of the month (Get it?). Each month will be curated by our staff. Our aim is to give you an entertaining and fair sampling from our many programs.   JULY 2014!   * Summer Programs at the Ypsilanti…

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