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    Mercy Education Project provides a caring, supportive learning environment for low-income women and girls who have experienced educational failure. Our results-driven educational programs improve academic outcomes and help girls and women become strong, confident, more hopeful and better equipped for success in school and in life.

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    Meet Andrea

    Smart, sweet and inspired to do well, Andrea is a high school freshman in southwest Detroit participating in MEP’s new academic support program for 9th graders. Through this program, students transitioning to high school receive supportive homework assistance, tutoring, and advising…
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    Meet Alicia

    I came to Mercy Education Project in November. I only completed sixth grade in school and I know that, with my GED, I will have the opportunity to advance...
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    Crain's Best-Managed Nonprofit

    Mercy Education Project receives the 2013 "Best-Managed Nonprofit" award by Crain's Detroit Business. Read more >>


    Watch this video from our 9th Annual Doorway to the Future Dinner & Auction to learn more about our program.

     

    News & Events

    June 24, 2015

    As has been done every third Monday in July for the past 22...

    June 16, 2015

    Are you a girl in 6th, 7th or 8th grade?

    Do you live in...

    June 1, 2015

    Mercy Education Project’s Board of Directors has adopted a 3-year...


     

    PROGRAM UPDATES

    Emerging Leaders Summer Program 2015

    From 9:00 AM-3:30 PM, every Tuesday through Friday from July 7th through July 31st, Mercy Education Project hosts a free leadership development program for middle school girls at University of Detroit Mercy. The program includes lunch, transportation and weekly field trips.

    Girls in 6th, 7th, and 8th grade who live in Southwest Detroit may apply.  Please contact Kaitlin Popielarz at (313) 963-5881 or kpopielarz@mercyed.net for more information.

    After-school Tutoring

    Girls in grades 1-8 who live/attend school in Southwest Detroit may apply.  Please call (313) 963-5881 to be added to the wait list. This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

    GED / Adult Education / Adult Literacy

    Orientation for the Summer 2015 semester of GED classes is on Monday, June 8th from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM or 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM.  Please bring picture ID, proof of income and $25 enrollment fee.  If you come in to MEP and register before May 28th, the fee is $15. The next term begins June 29th. For more information, please phone us at  (313) 963-5881 or click here.

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    Please join us for the 22nd Annual Side-by-Side Golf Outing, Monday, July 20th at Walnut Creek Country Club in South Lyon. 

    Sponsorships and Registrations are available on Eventbrite or contact Mary E. Madigan, Director of Development & Marketing, at mmadigan@mercy.net or (313)963-5881.


    Upcoming "Come and See MEP" Dates

    Tuesday, July 28th, 9:00 - 10:00 a.m.

    Wed., Aug. 12th, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.

    Tues., Aug. 18th, 9:00 - 10:00 a.m.

    Thurs., Sept. 10th, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.

    To reserve a seat or for more information, contact Mary Madigan at 313-963-5881 or at mmadigan@mercyed.net 


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