Monday, December 04, 2006


Who RightRides For Women's Safety joins forces with the Street Harassment Coalition and TimesUP! to host an informative safety discussion regarding downtown safety.

When Monday, December 4th, 2006. 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m Where TimesUp! 49 East Houston Street Between Mott and Mulberry NYC

Panelists and Discussion

Panelists include Detective Olga Mercado from Special Victims Unit, One Police Plaza , representatives from NYC Gay & Lesbian Anti Violence Project, and the Callen-Lorde Community Health Clinic, more TBA. The panel will be moderated by Oraia Reid, Executive Director and co-founder, ofRightRides. This discussion will focus on general safety in the Downtown Manhattan areas, with a primary focus on the safety of women and the LGBTQ community. This is a FREE meeting and open to all. Get informed about the issues affecting your community, learn about how you can address violence and the resources available to you. Light refreshments will be served courtesy of the Street Harassment Coalition

About the Street Harassment Coalition The Street Harassment Coalition is a group of NYC based activists focused on eradicating the sexual harassment women and transwomen face daily on the streets and other public spaces. Working in conjunction with community and feminist groups we offer educational workshops and direct action campaigns to raise awareness and end harassment. For more information contact 212.696.8606 or

About TimesUP! TimesUp! is a grassroots environmental group that uses educational outreach and direct action to promote a more sustainable, less toxic city. For more than 15 years, TimesUp! has worked to educate people about the environmental impacts of everyday decisions, from the food we buy to the means of transportation we use. For more information, contact:

Special thanks to KC Hunt for helping organize this Neighborhood Safety Meeting!


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