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[…]

Media Advisory

May 12, 2016 Media Contact: Shaun Lane, 202-387-0405; 443-535-1407 slane@focusdc.org WHAT: Twenty one Washington, D.C. public charter school leaders and District council members will hold a press conference Monday, May 16, at 10 a.m., to launch “Man the Block” – where city leaders and volunteers will monitor corners throughout the city to ensure more than Read more about Media Advisory[…]