Help LA Walks Plan Their Part of CicLAvia

Ever feel like all the awesome activities at CicLAvia could move just a little bit slower? We do too! Join us as we plan an LA Walks event for the next CicLAvia and help be a part of group effort celebrating walking and generally moving at a gentle pace—with a strong dose of fun and silliness, of course! We anticipate having several more planning meetings in September. Join us at any time and help out. All are welcome.
All details here.

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