826michigan Free Programs

All 826michigan programs are offered at no charge to students, families, and teachers. This page helps you explore our programs to find those that may be right for you or a young person in your life.

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Learn more about our free writing and schoolwork support programs

NOTE: Our After-school Writing Lab program is offered online via Zoom. Our After-school Tutoring Program is offered in-person at the Ypsilanti District Library-Michigan Ave Branch, and also at our center in downtown Ann Arbor. After registration, you will receive a confirmation email with additional details. Please allow at least four business days for your registration to process.

School Partnership Programs

You can’t register for these programs directly, but 826michigan partners with more than 65 teachers every year to bring these opportunities into classrooms across Ann Arbor, Detroit, and Ypsilanti.

Family Writing Labs

In this evening community event at schools in Ann Arbor, Ypsilanti, and Detroit, families write together and rotate through a series of interactive creative activities.

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