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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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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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TuesdayJuly 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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WednesdayJuly 2015

The Fabulous Results of Survival! One of the many ways we help students generate fantastic (in the literal sense) ideas, is through small-group brainstorming and writing. By getting lots of small details and ideas from a pool of students (not literal), they then have to figure out ways that their…

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WednesdayJuly 2015

Five of our illustrators were able to attend the Lantern release party! (L to R: Lyla Lutz & daughter!, Oliver Uberti, Erin Johnson, Erin E. Stead, Philip C. Stead) Click here for official Illustrator Bios. Friends, it’s our tenth anniversary year and there have been so many reasons to celebrate. Liberty Street…

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WednesdayJuly 2015

Noelle Sciarini, Volunteer Extraordinaire We often have folks come to us, wondering if there are volunteer opportunities for those who work nine-to-five, full-time-style jobs. We show them a picture of Noelle Sciarini, our July Volunteer of the Month.Okay, we don’t actually do that, but we COULD, because Noelle has found so many…

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SaturdayJune 2015

Each month, we feature EIGHT new pieces of student writing on the TWENTY-SIXTH of the month. (Get it?) This month, we are doing something a little different. In honor of this month’s release our 2015 Young Authors Book Project, A Lantern of Fireflies, we are celebrating our publication program by featuring…

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TuesdayJune 2015

Press Release: KnightArtsChallengeDetroit-2015newsrelease We are absolutely thrilled to be one of seventy FINALISTS in the Knight Arts Challenge Detroit! We’re all about fostering a love of writing in youth at a pretend “robot factory” where Detroit students help humanize the bots by creating stories for them to tell.  Learn more about…

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MondayJune 2015

826michigan on Soundcloud: Liberty Street Tutoring Hello Friends, it’s the eighth of the month! That means we have a delightful batch of new treats for your ears. This June, we’re celebrating another year of Liberty Street Tutoring. With hugs from LST intern Emma and LST student Naomi, we invite you…

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FridayJune 2015

This June, we are delighted to honor our friend and neighbor, the University of Michigan Credit Union, as Supporter of the Month! Earlier this year, they were a wonderful source of support to 826michigan as a sponsor for Give Local Day. In conjunction with our friends at Suburban Chevrolet Cadillac…

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TuesdayJune 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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