Michigan Department of Civil Rights to Hold Listening Sessions on Reconfiguration of Grosse Pointe Public Schools

Contact: Vicki Levengood levengoodv@michigan.gov

MEDIA ADVISORY                                                                           

June 3, 2019                                                                                                          

 

Lansing, MI—The Michigan Department of Civil Rights (MDCR) will hold two listening sessions on June 4 to hear from Grosse Pointe residents on the planned reconfiguration of the Grosse Pointe Public Schools System. Parents and members of the GPPSS community are encouraged to attend.

Two sessions will be held on Tuesday, 6/4/19:

  • The first session will take place from 9 am to 12 noon in the North High School Performing Arts Center (PAC), 707 Vernier, Grosse Pointe Woods;
  • The second session will take place from 4 pm to 7 pm at the Monteith Elementary Gymnasium, 1275 Cook Road, Grosse Pointe Woods.

At the sessions, individuals will be asked to share their perspective on the reconfiguration process to ensure all voices in the GPPSS community are heard. Speaking time may be limited. Follow-up questions may be asked by MDCR Director Agustin V. Arbulu.

Written statements may also be submitted at the listening sessions or sent by email to MCRC-Comments@michigan.gov no later than June 4, 2019. Written statements must include a name, address and telephone number or email address.

Locations are accessible. Sign language interpreters will be available.

The listening sessions are being facilitated in partnership with the NAACP and Wayne RESA. GPPSS is providing the locations.

 

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