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Mayor Bowser to Launch New Safe Passage Initiative to Enhance Student Safety Ahead of School Year 2019-20

Thursday, August 22, 2019

(Washington, DC) – On Friday, August 23, at 11 am, Mayor Muriel Bowser will launch a “Safe Spots for Students” initiative to engage businesses, government, and faith-based organizations to serve as places of safety and support along common student travel routes.

The event will feature a backpack giveaway and highlight other new Safe Passage investments to help ensure students’ safety on their way to and from school.

Friday, August 23, at 11 am

Chancellor Lewis Ferebee
DC Public Schools

MLK Deli
3113 Martin Luther King Jr Avenue, SE
*Closest Metro Station: Congress Heights Station*

All reporters and other media interested in attending the event are asked to RSVP to [email protected]. To view the event online, visit or tune in on Channel 16 (DCN).