Blog Posts on Safe Routes to School and Equity
June 26, 2018
As an organization that is devoted to healthy kids and healthy places, we have been appalled by the intentional separation of children from their families at our country’s southern border and the ongoing mass detention of migrant families.
Topics: Equity
June 9, 2020

For more than 15 years, Safe Routes to School programs have used the five E’s (Education, Encouragement, Enforcement, Evaluation, and Engineering) as their organizing framework. In recent years, we added a sixth E, Equity, to bring the focus towards creating healthy, thriving communities for people of all ages, races, ethnicities, incomes, and abilities. Effective immediately, we are dropping Enforcement as one of the 6 E’s of Safe Routes to School. 

Topics: Equity
March 5, 2020

Portland Family Separated on the Way to School: Why School Zones Must Be Designated Safe Zones

Topics: Equity
March 28, 2018

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Over the past few months, a wave of righteous anger and adamant rejection of widespread sexual harassment has brought down more than 100 powerful men in a long overdue reckoning.  As a society, we are wading into the turbulent waters created by centuries of ignoring women’s pain and humiliation while blaming women for male harassment.  Unsurprisingly, the results are messy. 

Topics: Equity National Policy & Advocacy
March 8, 2018

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This post was written by research adviser Tiffany Lam.

Topics: Equity