The expo will be held at four DPS school sites on Tuesday,
August 21, 2012 from 10 a.m.–2 p.m. The ethnicities that will be
represented at each school site include:
1000 Scotten, the Latino culture will be explored with food,
artwork, gifts and more.
2800 E. Davison, students and parents will experience
Bangladeshi and Hmong cultures.
Marcus Garvey Academy,
2301 Van Dyke Garvey, attendees can enjoy the sights and sounds
of African and African-American cultures.
Gardner Elementary School,
6528 Mansfield Drive, students and parents will learn about the
Middle Eastern culture.
During the expo, students and parents will experience
international cultures, taste cultural food, receive exciting
gifts from community partners, and have the opportunity to buy
Michigan grown vegetables from the Eastern Market Corp. “Mini
Farmers Market” set up at each location.
This event will take place during Detroit Public Schools
Week, August 19-25, 2012 where dozens of school-based events
showcasing DPS programs and community partners will be held as
part of the Detroit Public Schools Summer Enrollment Campaign
efforts to prepare students and parents for the first day of
Teaching and Learning, September 4th.
For more information on DPS Week, visit www.detroitk12.org/dpsweek.
For enrollment information, call 313-240-4DPS, 313-240-4377 or