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 >>

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


    News & Events

    October 8, 2015

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    September 27, 2015

    Join us for the 4th Annual Irish Music Event to benefit Mercy...



    After-school Tutoring

    Girls in grades 1-12 who live/attend school in Southwest Detroit may apply.  Please call (313) 963-5881 to be added to the wait list.

    GED / Adult Education / Adult Literacy

    The Fall term begins  Monday, September 14th.  Orientation for the next enrollment period will take place on Monday, October 26th from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM.  Please bring picture ID, proof of income and $25 enrollment fee (onsite enrollment at MEP offers a discounted enrollment fee of $15).  For more information, please call us at  (313) 963-5881.

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    Upcoming "Come and See MEP" Dates

    Tues., Oct. 6th, 9:00 - 10:00 a.m.

    Tues., Oct. 13th, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.

    Wed., Nov. 11th, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.

    Tues., Dec. 1st, 9:00 - 10:00 a.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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