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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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TuesdayDecember 2018

Ode to Writing Written by the Community at the OMNIBUS X Release Celebration Words are daily dishes, breakfast lunch and dinner Make you feel like a winner Words smell like dusty books pages, the inside of a pencil sharpener, and nasty baloney Words are like popcorn Some of them have…

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MondayDecember 2018

Happy December! We’ve made it to the end of another 2018! It is with gratefulness and joy that we appreciate Strategic Staffing Solutions in this end-of-year month for their contributions to support 826michigan’s programs in Detroit. This school year, Strategic Staffing Solutions awarded us grant funding for our Detroit Tutoring…

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SaturdayDecember 2018

Hatt Merlino has been such a welcome part of the Detroit After-School Tutoring volunteer roster. Their calm demeanor has helped set such a good tone in our tutoring space in Detroit this year. They have a unique way of engaging students in a warm and attentive way, with a sensitivity…

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MondayNovember 2018

Silverstone Maya S., Age 9 weE-Bots on Liberty St. Once upon a time in a cave filled with rubies lived a dragon named Silverstone. He always loved to shoot ice out of his eyes and burn them with his fire. He had a bossy older sister. Good thing she lived…

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ThursdayNovember 2018

Sandy Karolak is a retired teacher that spends much of her time working with various schools around the city and their students, Sandy is one of the most caring people we’ve ever met. Last year, when it came to her attention that students who needed glasses in Ms. Lowe’s class…

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ThursdayNovember 2018

  It’s November, which means that we are in the midst of a big publishing season at 826michigan. Each fall, we honor the collective voices of our students by publishing their words and stories—fiction, nonfiction, poems, letters, and essays—in the 826michigan OMNIBUS. This year, we are especially excited to unveil…

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FridayOctober 2018

The Fight for Enders Edge Ognian V., Age 12 Liberty Street Tutoring in Ann Arbor My island would be in the shape of a circle. It has a jungle, swamp, something unknown hidden behind walls, a volcano, a brand-new military base with all kinds of guns, technology, and vaults ….

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TuesdayOctober 2018

An Elephant at The Arcade Edwin J. Mallets Creek Library Family Writing Lab, Summer 2018 The elephant with a cold is growing mold. Sick and sad. Cold and mad at his arcade. A burnt pie to try, makes the elephant cry, just one tear in his eye. The trunk up…

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MondayOctober 2018

Ben Schneedecker is the swiss army knife of volunteers. He magically seems to have all the little tools we need to keep 826michigan up and running. By day he is a coder, debunking and navigating problems into solutions and questions into answers. By night, or rather evening–and even more specifically,…

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MondayOctober 2018

Cheers to local Rotarians! 826michigan is grateful this month for the support of the Rotary Club of Ann Arbor in our Washtenaw-based Publications Program! Not only do members of the Rotary Club of Ann Arbor sometimes volunteer in our Liberty Street Writing Lab alongside our bright students, but they also consistently…

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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