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Our Community Has Something to Say in Honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day

In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the Rocketship Washington DC community has a message for you. This past summer, DC school leaders, teachers, parents, and students came together in the wake of George Floyd’s murder to create space for the community to vocalize that Black Lives Matter. The speeches given at this virtual event were incredibly inspiring, two of which are featured below. Amidst these troubling times, we’re grateful for our school leaders who continuously speak honestly, give us hope, and remind us all that change is coming, and that change starts with us.

Hear what one parent and student have to say:

 

The DC community came together again shortly after the Capitol Hill insurrection to share what we all could use more of at this time. Hear what they had to say:

Published on January 15, 2021

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