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WednesdayApril 2017

  We have a terrific partnership with beezy’s cafe that enables us to reach dozens of students each weekday through our Drop-in After-school Tutoring program. Read all about our students, the difference the program is making in their lives, and the generosity of Bee Roll that has helped make it…

TuesdayFebruary 2017

826michigan is honored to be featured in the following article recognizing outstanding youth programming in Detroit by TBD Magazine. Click the following title to read the feature online After-school Superheroes or click download a .pdf here After-school Superheroes.

TuesdayFebruary 2017

Detroit After-school Tutoring is up and running, along with field trips, community programs, and volunteer socials. We are thrilled to be fully operational in our newest neighborhood, Detroit’s Historic Eastern Market, and invite you to read this story on our work published in Model D Media. Click the following link…

SaturdayJanuary 2017

Amazing news, friends: 826 was featured on CBS This Morning on Saturday, January 28! Here’s the clip, which emphasizes the work 826 chapters do around the country through the fantastic students and tutors at 826 Valencia and 826 Boston. Click this link to view 826 National on CBS This Morning.  

WednesdayNovember 2016

The Detroit Robot Factory is finally open—and there are so many incredibly cool partnerships popping up between 826michigan, artists, writers, schools, and organizations across Detroit for the benefit of our students. This time around, students from Detroit’s Boggs School are the first to experience magical rides throughout the Eastern Market on…

MondayMay 2016

Here is more great coverage on the Detroit Robot Factory–which will host even more free creative writing and tutoring programs for 826michigan students from the heart of Detroit’s Historic Eastern Market. Read more below in the article published on Deadline Detroit. New Writing Lab Will Operate in Eastern Market Storefront…

SaturdayMay 2016

There’s a ton of great energy and support surrounding our pending expansion to Detroit’s Historic Eastern Market. We are as thrilled as can be and are proud to share this May 2016 article published in Crain’s Detroit Business about what Detroit’s youngest writers can expect very soon. Creative writing nonprofit…

TuesdayFebruary 2016

826michigan’s relationships with area libraries are incredibly vital to providing students across each of the three cities we serve strong service. Despite our best efforts, every student in our programs may not be able to make it to our dedicated writing and tutoring centers in Ann Arbor (or soon, Detroit)….

WednesdayJanuary 2016

The Detroit Robot Factory is gearing up to make it’s grand opening this year. 826michigan is honored to be able to expand services to a greater number of students in Detroit and appreciates the opportunity to share this story from State of Opportunity that reveals a bit more about what we do. …

WednesdayJanuary 2016

Thanks to the generous support of the Knight Foundation in the form of a Knight Arts Challenge Grant, 826michigan is just a few short months from opening the doors of the Detroit Robot Factory to students for all things creative writing. This February, in anticipation of the Detroit Robot Factory’s…

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