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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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TuesdayMarch 2017

From the Desk of Dr. T. Blotch Dear Guileless Readers,   I write to you today in an effort to help — this is not something I enjoy doing. But I have decided to take it upon myself to bring you wholly unsophisticated bunch up to speed (the lightspeed at…

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ThursdayMarch 2017

826michigan presents FWIW: TRIVIA FOR CHEATERS! Sign up your team today on our easy-to-use Click and Pledge fundraiser page using the link below: bit.ly/826michiganFWIW. FWIW: Trivia for Cheaters is a fast-paced trivia competition like none other. Teams of two to four people raise funds prior to the event, which they…

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ThursdayMarch 2017

In the organized chaos and logistical back-flips of a field trip, one of the most frantic aspects is the actual putting together of books written by the class. Checking of page order, orientation, not messing up the binding strip, unjamming the binding machine. But most importantly, letting students see the…

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ThursdayMarch 2017

Friends, we are overjoyed to honor the Michigan Masonic Charitable Foundation as this month’s Supporter of the Month. There are several reasons why of course, but it is especially timely to recognize their contribution to our work in the heart of winter tutoring season. Most notably, the Michigan Masonic Charitable…

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SundayFebruary 2017

Twenty Years from Now Carson Hawkins, Age 6 Twenty years from now I will be twenty-six. I will be a robot. I’m going to be fighting robbers and evil. I will live in the Detroit Robot Factory. I will live with Ennis, my best friend robot. Artwork by Natalie Marion, nataliemarion.com

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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.

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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…

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FridayFebruary 2017

When we think about what Rachel and Brad are able to do each week in our programs, with their powers combined, we simply couldn’t imagine splitting them apart — they are an incredible force for good in Washtenaw County and we couldn’t do what we do without them.

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WednesdayFebruary 2017

It may be easy to assume that 826michigan’s community is filled with fans of literary journals. That assumption is totally correct. There are several this writer reads frequently, particularly because literary journals are the keepers of incredible writing by many authors who are mere steps from hitting the NYT bestsellers…

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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.  

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Liberty Street Robot
Supply & Repair
115 East Liberty Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
(734) 761-3463
Detroit Robot Factory
1351 Winder
Detroit, MI 48207
(313) 818-0255