March Forth Pedestrian Day of Action

Come help the pedestrian superheroes of Los Angeles Walks protect pedestrians at busy intersections.

We’ll meet on the northwest corner or Alameda and Los Angeles st at the Placita de Dolores.

We will train volunteers at the start of every hour, if you can’t arrive right at 4:00.

See you there!

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