Empowering Lower-income Communities to Take Advantage of MAP-21 Funds

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More street scale projects can be built in lower-income communities and communities of color by training advocates nationwide on how to have successful meetings with local elected officials about existing funding for pedestrian and bicycle projects, including the new MAP-21 funds. This webinar will focus on the tools the National Partnership has created and the need to activate our National Active Transportation Diversity Task Force and other partners at the local and state level.

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Introduction by Congressman Steve Cohen, 9th District, Tennessee
Keith Benjamin, Streetscale Campaign Manager, Safe Routes to School National Partnership
Jamecca Marshall, Policy Manager The Advancement Project-Urban Peace
Mandela Barnes, State Representative, 11th Assembly District, Wisconsin
Chigozie Udemgba, Safe Routes Program Manager at Mississippi State Department of Health

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