Webinar: How to Fight Freeways and Reconnect Communities

June 29, 2022 1pm

Hosted and organized by America Walks, join freeway fighters Amy Stelly, Alex Contreras, and Jay Arzu as they share their experience with organizing against construction of new highways, and advocating for more accessible and connected neighborhoods. They’ will demonstrate what is possible when we prioritize people before cars and highways.

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The webinar will be held on June 29th at 2:00 p.m. Eastern/1:00 p.m. Central.

The organizers will preset the following objectives to participants:

  • • Articulate a community vision for a neighborhood without the highway
  • • How to organize your fight against highways and other big roads
  • • Learning to work with local and state decision-makers and get them to champion a community vision
  • • How reconnecting communities and stopping highway expansions address environmental justice and equity concerns