NEWS from Detroit Public Schools
Office of Public Relations

Media Contact: Steve Wasko

Ujima – Collective Work and Responsibility- the third of the
seven principles of the Nguzo Saba. It means’to build and maintain our
community together, to make our sisters’ and brothers’ problems our problems, and to solve them together.’ That principle will set the stage for the event and the information that will be presented.

The Rallying The Village Conference will provide parents with another
Opportunity to learn about African Centered Education in the Detroit Public Schools. It will take place on Saturday, November 15, from 8:30 to 1:30 p.m.
at Osborn High School, 11600 East Seven Mile road.

There will be numerous workshops about African Centered teaching, school
technology, staying connected with your teen, health, entrepreneurship, homework issues, African history, diversity plus hands on activities for children and adults and more.

A free continental breakfast and lunch will be served and there will be free childcare along with giveaways, and free transportation. The teachers and counselors who will lead the workshops will also be available to answer questions.

This event is sponsored by the Curriculum and Instruction Office of Parent Involvement.

For information about DPS enrollment, call 313-873-7098 or visit our website at

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