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Youth in Action Members Ready for 2014!

YouthinActionpicEYCEJ’s Youth in Action (YA!) is preparing for the approaching I- 710 Corridor Project Committee Meeting, which will discuss the 18-mile I-710 Corridor project between the Ports of Long Beach & Los Angeles and the Pomona Freeway (SR-60). Youth members will attend the meeting to show their support for the Community Alternative 7 (CA7), a holistic corridor improvement project that focuses on community needs as well as projected truck traffic.

The CA7 includes a comprehensive pedestrian and bicycle element, which will prioritize pedestrian and bicyclist safety needs, especially when trucks pass through community streets. Because bikes are the primary mode of transportation for our youth members, Youth in Action members will participate in a ROAR (Ride on All Roads) ride to the City of Paramount where the I-710 Project Committee meeting will be held.

Youth members are also looking forward to the growth of their group in 2014, and gaining additional support for the Community Alternative 7 through outreach and education.

To learn more about the CA7, visit our campaign page.