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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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ThursdayOctober 2019

Ninad Ahmed is a spectacular volunteer! For about 18 months, Ninad has been the most consistent retail support in our Detroit Robot Factory (other than our very own retail manager, of course). EVERY SATURDAY, Ninad drives to the Eastern Market from Sterling Heights to run his three hour shift. He…

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WednesdayOctober 2019

YpsiWrites, a collaborative community writing program for all ages, launched on October 19, 2019. It is a joint effort led by 826michigan, Eastern Michigan University’s Office of Campus and Community Writing, and the Ypsilanti District Library. #OTGYpsi of WEMU 89.1, Washtenaw County’s community NPR station, spoke with 826michigan’s own Catherine…

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WednesdayOctober 2019

YpsiWrites, a collaborative community writing program for all ages, launched on October 19, 2019. It is a joint effort led by 826michigan, Eastern Michigan University’s Office of Campus and Community Writing, and the Ypsilanti District Library.   Concentrate Media published this article about the project on October 30, 2019. You…

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ThursdayOctober 2019

 

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MondayOctober 2019

Program Spotlight: After-school Tutoring Writing at 826michigan doesn’t look one way. At After-School Tutoring students have the opportunity to work on homework with the help of our trained tutors, dedicate time to writing (and publishing), read a book brought from home or from our library, and of course, build robots!…

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TuesdaySeptember 2019

Run for fun and a great cause! Register today at give.classy.org/826BotTrot! Questions? Need help? Just want to chat? Contact Courtney@826michigan.org or call her at (313) 818-0255.

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MondaySeptember 2019

Join us at Eat Your Words with Rochelle Riley! Eat Your Words is an extravaganza of food and stories in support of 826michigan. You are invited to join us on Wednesday, October 2, 2019 at 6pm for this fantastic evening. Tickets are available for purchase right now! This year’s event features special…

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FridaySeptember 2019

Fiction and Fun at New Summer Writers Club! Students ages 6-18 in Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti have been  hard at work writing whatever wonderful stories their hearts desire with support from peers and 826michigan volunteers. In the past three weeks, we’ve seen hands fly up at any chance to share…

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SundaySeptember 2019

Summer 2019 graced us with the most incredible interns ever! Here’s what makes them special. Olivia Grantham Olivia sought us out from the start. She started volunteering with our field trips program and was a strong presence for the classes of young people visiting here to write fantastic and wonderous…

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FridayJuly 2019

WHO AM I Javone Becton Age 9 University Prep, Ellen Thompson Am I a bird with wings or a yeti with lots of fur? Am I a cheetah who runs fast or a lion who roars a lot? Am I a famous dancer? I am Javone Becton, the one who…

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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