CicLAvia South LA Community Meeting

On December 7th, CicLAvia will open certain streets in South LA to pedestrians, strollers, bikes
and more from 9am–3pm for a car-free day.

Join us for a community meeting on Wednesday, July 16th to learn about family activities, business opportunities, street closures, volunteer positions and more as we connect our city to your neighborhoods during the next CicLAvia.

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