one Dream Down. Hundreds to Go.

    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…

    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...

    Crain's Best-Managed Nonprofit

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


    News & Events

    April 1, 2014

    Help us improve our Girls' and Womens' programs by participating...

    March 20, 2014


    MEP held its 8th annual Doorway to the Future...

    January 10, 2014

    Join us at our upcoming GED graduation ceremony for our recent GED...



    Weather Cancellation Policy

    If Detroit Public Schools are closed due to the weather, then Mercy Education Project classes and tutoring will be cancelled.

    After-school tutoring

    Girls in grades 1-8 who live/attend school in Southwest Detroit may apply. Call (313) 963-5881 to be added to the wait list.

    GED / Adult Education / Adult Literacy

    If you are interested in enrolling in the GED / adult education classes, please email waitlist@mercyed.net or call (313) 963-5881 to be added to the March registration group.

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    Upcoming "Come and See MEP" Dates

    Wednesday, May 14th, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.

    Thursday, May 15th, 9:00 - 10:00 a.m.

    Tuesday, June 3rd, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.

    Thursday, June 5th, 9:00 - 10:00 a.m.

    To reserve a seat or for more information, contact Lisa Fuller at (313) 963-5881 or lfuller@mercyed.net.



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