Sustaining spaces that foster community consciousness inside and outside of traditional public school settings is important for school/community ties. African-centered education and community-centered learning spaces are two examples of spaces that foster community consciousness for students in Detroit.

Author Bio

Lakya Goss is a doctoral student in the Curriculum, Instruction, and Teacher Education program at Michigan State University. She has over 15 years of experience teaching and learning with elementary and post-secondary students in Detroit, United Arab Emirates, and Saudi Arabia. She can be reached at gosslaky@ msu.edu.



To view the content in your browser, please download Adobe Reader or, alternately,
you may Download the file to your hard drive.

NOTE: The latest versions of Adobe Reader do not support viewing PDF files within Firefox on Mac OS and if you are using a modern (Intel) Mac, there is no official plugin for viewing PDF files within the browser window.