Title Reclaiming Our Time: How Two Grassroots Organizing Campaigns Strengthened Pedestrian Rights in CA

APA California Chapter, Northern Section


Friday, October 19, 2018
10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. PDT

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Los Angeles Walks and Senior and Disability Action will outline the grassroots organizing strategies and tactics that helped these organizations select and frame their issues, conduct research, recruit people impacted by the issue, clearly define their "ask," and then demonstrate power. Speakers will explain how to collaborate with allies inside and outside institutions with power, how to pressure decision-makers, and how to generate press attention. Speakers will also address how to mobilize a base for the long haul, and how to keep people in the fight. The lessons from this presentation will be applicable to far more than transportation justice.


Jessica Lehman

Jessica is with Executive Director, Senior and Disability Action Read More

Pi Ra

Pi is a Senior and Disability University Manager, Senior and Disability Action Read More

Emilia Crotty

Emilia is Executive Director, Los Angeles Walks

Samuel Chu

Samuel is with Special Projects, Los Angeles Walks

Contact Info

Jaime Fearer, jaime@californiawalks.org