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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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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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TuesdayApril 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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TuesdayApril 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

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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WednesdayMarch 2015

“I’ll be cold for you.” These five words effectively sum up the amount of dedication and eagerness to help that our Volunteer of the Month, Cat Batsios, offers to the Detroit team. When it was uncertain if there would be enough support during a volunteer orientation session on a treacherously…

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ThursdayFebruary 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 the writing club at Adams STEM Academy in Ypsilanti. Joel Valle, Age 10 “The Talent Show” Talent Show…

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ThursdayFebruary 2015

  Throughout the years leading to our tenth anniversary, a number of phenomenal community partners have aided us in our mission to support students ages 6 to 18 in developing their creative and expository writing skills and helping teachers inspire their students to write. Two offices at Eastern Michigan University–the Office…

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WednesdayFebruary 2015

Recently, we at 826michigan were contacted about an opportunity to collaborate with the one and only Kid President, the force behind a treasure trove of touching, thought-provoking, star-studded videos and blog posts that promote the imagination and value the voices of young people. ​To celebrate the launch of Kid President’s…

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WednesdayFebruary 2015

  While a lot of 826 volunteers participate in many different programs, it seems that most have a favorite program, that is near and dear to their hearts. I think it is safe to say that Abby Ruehlmann, February 2015′s Volunteer of the Month, has found her favorite program at…

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