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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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FridayApril 2020

Hello, Friends! Are you up for the challenge?  Dr. Blotch’s Writing Challenge, 826michigan’s virtual writing challenge, launches next week on our website and social media pages. A regular interrupter of 826michigan’s writing field trips, Dr. Blotch is 826michigan’s nefarious, slimy, and unique editor. Dr. Blotch often calls in and demands…

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MondayMarch 2020

  Hello Friends, There are many, MANY reasons to be grateful for the human beings we’re connected to on this planet, even when we have to practice keeping a little space between us while we collectively work to flatten the COVID-19 infection curve. Please follow this link to connect to…

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FridayMarch 2020

  FRIDAY, MARCH 13, 2020   Dear 826michigan Friends,  One day makes quite a difference. Since we first communicated yesterday, COVID-19 has escalated in our state and thus our need to take action for the health and safety of our entire 826michigan community. At our last check, there are 12…

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ThursdayMarch 2020

Dear 826michigan Community, As you make plans to care for yourself and others, I want to take a moment to communicate the precautions we are taking at 826michigan as we navigate the ongoing situation with the coronavirus. Your health and well-being, as our students, families, volunteers, staff, and partners, is…

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ThursdayFebruary 2020

All 826michigan buildings and programs are closed due to inclement weather on Thursday, February 27, 2020.  

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WednesdayFebruary 2020

All 826michigan buildings and programs are closed due to inclement weather on Wednesday, February 26, 2020.  

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FridayJanuary 2020

The Sleuth Stories workshop is really a great collaboration — it was designed and led by U of M’s Zell Writers’ Program intern Lauren Morrow and YpsiWrites Program Coordinator Jessica Dailey, who is working with us through EMU’s Women’s & Gender Studies Practicum Program. The workshop is part of the YpsiWrites initiative….

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TuesdayDecember 2019

The fourteenth annual Mittenfest raised nearly $10,000 thanks to the outstanding generosity of dozens of talented Michigan-made bands, hundreds of community-engaged, adoring music fans, and a mighty team of dedicated volunteers. Many, MANY thanks go out to our sponsors: A resounding THANK YOU goes out to our dedicated team of volunteers,…

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SaturdayDecember 2019

“YPSILANTI — The 14th annual Mittenfest got underway Friday, Dec. 27 at the Riverside Arts Center in Ypsilanti. The charitable holiday music festival kicked off with performances by Ki5, Blue Jeans, Scary Women, Little Traps, Dani Darling, The Daynites and Detroit/Ypsilanti-band Frontier Ruckus The festival serves as a fundraiser for 826michigan,…

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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