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Born Criminal: Matilda Joslyn Gage, Radical Suffragist

Author Angelica Shirley Carpenter discusses Born Criminal: Matilda Joslyn Gage, Radical Suffragist, in conversation with Councilmember Greg Morena, a direct descendant of this key player in the first fifty years of the women’s rights movement. A book sale follows the program. Co-sponsored by the League of Women Voters Santa Monica.

2nd Annual Mobility Mixer 2020: Westside

January 30 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Meet the Bike West LA and Central LA Bike Ambassadors, local bike shop owners, cycling clubs, mobility advocates, bike geeks, public transit fans and safe street allies at our 2nd annual mobility mixer. We’re transforming LA from, “the most dangerous city to cycle in” to something that we can all be proud of for walkers, runners, strollers, rollers and more.

Light refreshments and beverages

Click HERE to see the event page

Bike MS: LA Coastal Challenge Kickoff Training Ride

Join Bike MS and Team SM Spoke for our kickoff training ride hosted by Rapha Santa Monica. Ride options include 25 and 45-mile routes with various terrain (routes to be announced). This no-drop ride experience is lead by the world-renouned Rapha Club members. Doors open at 8am and light breakfast and coffee is available. Bike stands will be provided and quick service is available. Wheels up at 9 AM.

Register HERE
Join or Donate to Team Santa Monica Spoke HERE

At the conclusion of the ride, you are invited to stay for post-ride refreshments and fun.

*Please use parking structures if necessary – NO on-site parking

Westside Global Climate Strike: Black Friday

A coalition of youth-driven groups are organizing a LA regional climate strike on November 29th, Black Friday, at Tongva Park in downtown Santa Monica, 12-3PM.  Alexandria Villasenor, the Fridays For Future activist from New York, co-founder of US Youth Climate Strike and founder of Earth Uprising will attend and be one of the speakers at the strike.  A march is planned through Downtown Santa Monica, a die-in, live performances, networking time, tabling for organizations and media presence.

Regardless of why you ride a bicycle – our beloved bicycles are zero emission and part of climate crisis solutions!

“We would love to turn out a contingent of people of all ages – with all kinds of bikes – to make the point that bicycles are part of climate solutions”

Click here to RSVP or volunteer!

Find out more in our calendar event HERE

The strike is organized by multigenerational activists from all different organizations, ally businesses, and schools including Paul Revere Middle School, Santa Monica High, Pali High, Venice High, Loyola Marymount University and Santa Monica College.