Twenty-four New Yorkers graduated Thursday night from the first class at the Bike Mechanic Skills Academy, a job program launched by the Lower East Side's Henry Street Settlement and Recycle-A-Bicycle.
My experience at the Youth Bike Summit was actually surprisingly fun. But I didn't know what to expect. But we were gratefully invited into a homey environment to talk, laugh, and learn with other bike lovers.
At the Youth Bike Summit, TA's Political Action Center guided participants through the steps necessary to organize their own campaign for better transportation. Between the Lines interviews TA's Jill Guidera.
Local Spokes is a grant-funded coalition of nine different advocacy organizations. Representatives of four of those orgs were on a panel today titled, Building Successful Programs in Diverse Neighborhoods.