‘Man the Block’ Initiative Takes On the City

One District principal finds it more necessary than ever for community members to provide safe passages for school kids in light of deadly violent incidents on Metro. Dr. Marco Clark kicked off the first citywide Man the Block on Monday with a press conference on Freedom Plaza in Northwest. “Enough is enough,” said Clark, founder Read more about ‘Man the Block’ Initiative Takes On the City[…]

Rocketship DC Partners With “Man the Block” To Ensure Safe Passage To School

All children have the right to an excellent education. They also have the right to get to and from school each day safely. With this in mind, Rocketship DC is working closely with community organizations to ensure the safe passage to and from school for our Rocketeers. We know this will help improve educational outcomes Read more about Rocketship DC Partners With “Man the Block” To Ensure Safe Passage To School[…]

D.C. school leaders, parents call for more volunteers to ensure safe student commutes

Jasmine Seawright, 16, lives in Southeast and rides a Metrobus each day to Richard Wright Public Charter School in Northeast. When she arrives at the bus stop near her school, there’s an adult volunteer waiting for her to ensure she and the other students on the bus arrive safely on campus. If she has to Read more about D.C. school leaders, parents call for more volunteers to ensure safe student commutes[…]

Calling on volunteers to ‘Man the Block’, keep kids safe

WASHINGTON (WUSA9) — After two 15-year-olds were killed at the Deanwood Metro station and another teenager stabbed on his way to Wilson High School recently, D.C. educators say we must make sure kids get to and from school safely. They encouraged everyone to join the “Man the Block” program Monday to ensure safe passage and Read more about Calling on volunteers to ‘Man the Block’, keep kids safe[…]

‘Man the block’ initiative aims to keep kids safe

WASHINGTON (ABC7) — Today a volunteer program launched to keep District children safe at a time when they are very vulnerable: heading to and from school. Organizers of “Man the Block” are calling on DC adults to volunteer during the mornings and afternoon trips to supervise children, especially near troubled spots, such as bus stops Read more about ‘Man the block’ initiative aims to keep kids safe[…]

D.C. Charter Schools Institute Safe Passage Program for Students

For the majority of students in the nation’s capital, getting an education is not as simple as stepping onto a yellow school bus. Most of the District’s students have multiple stop changes on the train or metro bus and some even ride bikes, all of which pose their share of danger. Richard Wright Public Charter Read more about D.C. Charter Schools Institute Safe Passage Program for Students[…]