District of Columbia Executive Office of the Mayor

08/22/2019 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 08/22/2019 22:14

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

(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.

When:
Friday, August 23, at 11 am

Who:
Mayor Muriel Bowser
Administration Officials

Where:
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 mayor.dc.gov/live or tune in on Channel 16 (DCN).