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 for our children and work to help improve the quality of life in our neighborhoods and communities.

On May 16th, Rocketship rallied with school leaders, students, parents and teachers at Freedom Plaza, advocating for funding and calling for volunteers for the Man the Block Safe Passage program. The program was founded in 2011 by Marco Clark, CEO of Richard Wright Public Charter School, with the goal to reduce the number of safety related incidents involving students during their passage to and from school.

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