• What additional outreach will RPS be doing for families who may not be fluent in English?

    In addition to the overarching strategies listed above, we will take the following steps to support these families:

    • Translate all reopening materials into Spanish, French, Arabic, and Swahili
    • Make personal phone calls to each family in their native language
    • Include all reopening content to RPSenEspañol and RPSenVivo
    • Appear weekly on Spanish radio
    • Utilize existing networks (e.g., Sacred Heart) to pass out flyers to families
    • Share reopening information in-person at school registration events throughout the community

     

    What additional outreach will RPS be doing for families who may have unstable housing?

    In addition to the overarching strategies listed above, we will take the following steps to support these families:

    • Share reopening flyers at shelters and transitional housing centers
    • Make personal phone calls to each family
    • Leverage partners (e.g., Department of Social Services) to share reopening information

     

    What additional outreach will RPS be doing for families in RRHA or other highly-populated apartment complexes?

    In addition to the overarching strategies listed above, we will take the following steps to support these families:

    • Conduct Community Walks to pass out flyers and answer questions in each of the apartment complexes (see dates, locations, and times above)
    • Leverage existing community events (e.g., COVID-testing) to share reopening information