2020 House of Worship Visits

  • As the largest school district in Michigan, Detroit Public Schools Community District students represent all faiths and belief systems. 

    Our District will visit houses of worship this summer to share information about the great programs and unique opportunities available in our schools.

    We would like the opportunity to speak with your faith community.

    Visits will occur weekly from June 26, 2020 through September 26, 2020

    Sign up here

    What to expect

    We are requesting about 5 minutes to speak to your congregation during your service, such as during your announcements.

    We are also requesting a table and the opportunity to greet your members and share information for up to 30 minutes following your the service. 

    Representatives can include school principals, district administrators, teachers or other staff. They will speak about the ways Detroit Public Schools District is helping students to rise. 

    For more information

    If you are interested in hosting a visit, please call (313) 873-6345 or email ambassador.program@detroitk12.org

    After signing up, you will have the opportunity to select any date (or dates) that you would like to request a representative.

  • District Faith-Based Initiatives

    Detroit Public Schools Community District invites you to participate in our Faith Based initiatives, led by the Office of Family and Community Engagement. 

    Faith-Based Council - The Faith-Based Council meets bi-monthly to provide updates on their school partnerships, receive updates on the school district, and exchange school support best practices.
    For questions or more information, contact Jennifer Whitted at (313)873-7490

    Faith-Based Partnerships - "Educating Detroit's Students includes urging the entire community to fill the gaps that our children face" - Dr. Nikolai Vitti, Superintendent of Detroit Public Schools Community District. Faith-based partners will be matched with one of our schools and encouraged to: organize volunteers and mentors; share district information and updates; encourage enrollment; assist with beautification projects; develop school-based pantries; and/or lead clothing and toy drives. 
    For questions or more information, contact Jennifer Whitted at (313)873-7490.