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Register for Cycling Advocate Workshop hosted by League of American Bicyclists

League Cycling Advocate Workshop

Are you passionate about cycling and upset about the increase in traffic violence involving bikes and cars? We know a way to change that trend – register for the League Cycling Advocate Workshop, hosted by The League of American Bicyclists with local co-hosts Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia. The event is scheduled for July 24-26 offering a unique opportunity for cyclists, advocates, and enthusiasts to come together and learn how to create a more bike-friendly world.

Event Details

  • Date: Wednesday, July 24 – Friday, July 26, 2024
  • Location: Temple University - 1801 North Broad Street Philadelphia, PA 19122
  • Ticket Information: Eventbrite Link

What to Expect

The Bike League’s Cycling Advocate Workshop is designed to equip participants with the knowledge and tools needed to advocate for better cycling infrastructure and policies. Here's a glimpse of what you can look forward to:

1. Expert Speakers:

  • Hear from seasoned cycling advocates and experts who will share insights on effective advocacy strategies, successful campaigns, and the latest developments in cycling infrastructure. On Day 2 former @BCGP Executive Director Sarah Clark Stuart will discuss the history and current landscape for advocacy.

2. Interactive Sessions:

  • Engage in interactive workshops that cover a range of topics, including community engagement, policy development, and safety education. These sessions are designed to be hands-on, ensuring you leave with practical skills.

3. Resource Materials:

  • Gain access to a wealth of resource materials, including advocacy toolkits, policy guides, and educational resources to support your efforts long after the workshop concludes.

4. Community Impact:

  • Learn how to effectively communicate the benefits of cycling to local officials, businesses, and residents. Discover strategies for creating more bike-friendly communities and influencing policy changes at the local level.

Why Attend?

Attending the League’s Cycling Advocate Workshop is more than just an educational experience; it's a chance to become a catalyst for change in your community. By participating, you'll:

  • Enhance Your Advocacy Skills: Gain valuable knowledge and practical skills that will empower you to advocate for safer and more accessible cycling infrastructure.
  • Influence Local Policy: Learn how to effectively engage with policymakers and stakeholders to promote cycling-friendly policies.
  • Become Certified by the Bike League: as a League Cycling Advocate

The Full Schedule of Events and How to Register

The first day consists of introductions, an evening happy hour, and a group ride. The second day includes a full day of training, group rides, and happy hour. The third day wraps up with a half-day of training. You can view the full schedule here. To register for the League Cycling Advocate Workshop visit the Eventbrite Page and secure your spot. Join us and the movement to create safer, more bike-friendly communities.

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