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    Mercy Education Project provides a caring, supportive learning environment for low-income women and girls who have experienced educational challenges. Our intensive, curriculum-based tutoring and small classrooms approach improves outcomes and helps girls and women experience educational success, become confident, more hopeful and better equips them to face future challenges with determination and future successes with pride.

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    Our outcomes

    • More than 90% of the women who complete our program pass the GED.
    • An average of 75% of our GED graduates have gone on to college, employment or job training programs.
    • 73% of 2nd to 12th grade girls improve, on average, at least one grade level or more for every 30 weeks of tutoring.

    Faces of mercy

    Meet Maria

    Maria Diaz, 34, progressed from a 3rd grade reading level to the GED level in just two years at Mercy Education Project. With a husband and five boys, she had her hands full...
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    News & Blog

    November 15, 2017

    Mercy Education Project's 2016-2017 Annual Report is now availble....

    September 28, 2017

    Mercy Education Project commemorates 25th Anniversary with...

    September 27, 2017

    On September 24, 1827 Catherine McAuley opened the first House...


    PROspective Students

    After-school and Sarurday Tutoring

    Girls in grades 2-12 who live/attend school in Southwest Detroit may enroll.  Please contact Angela Hamlar at (313) 963-5881 for more information.

    Summer Emerging Leaders

    Summer leadership program for girls living in Southwest Detroit entering 7th, 8th, or 9th grades. Please contact Candace Jackson (313) 963-5881 for more information. Click here for flyer.

    GED Prep / Adult Basic Education 

    Women age 18 and over without a high school diploma may enroll on a psace available basis. For more information, please contact Sally Jirjis at  (313) 963-5881.

    Click here to learn more about Girls' & Women's Programs

    Celebrate 25 Years of MEP

    Mercy Education Project's 25th Anniversary Pewabic Tile Campaign

    Mercy Education Project is pleased to commemorate our 25th Anniversary with timeless Pewabic art, designed exclusively for MEP.

    For information or to download the flyer, Click Here.

    To donate to the campaign, Click Here.


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