Umoja Debate Team

Umoja Debate Team is a youth debate team based on the West Side of Detroit, MI. Using debate as our vehicle, we intend to give students opportunities for self-expression and critical thinking, while also teaching:

  • The importance of unity
  • Conflict resolution skills
  • Confidence in public speaking
  • Increasing Literacy: Becoming skilled readers, writers, speakers, listeners, and thinkers

What age group?

  • 7th and 8th Graders from Detroit Public Schools Community District