We train and mobilize Angelenos to advocate for safe, walkable communities across Los Angeles. A walkable LA, is a just LA.

A Walking Story for Watts and Florence-Firestone

Growing up in Watts and Florence-Firestone in the early 2000s, I remember the neighborhoods being really unsafe due to high levels of crime. I avoided walking and only walked when it was truly necessary, such as if neither of my parents were available to pick me up from school. My...

No more "Thoughts & Prayers" for LA Pedestrians

Did you hear? We're half way through 2021 and Los Angeles is already on its way to exceed last year's traffic death count. According to this LAist article: [the] normal relationship in L.A. means a person is killed as a result of a crash about every 36 hours on average....

Say Hello to our New Safe Street Promotore Graduates!

When it comes to your street and community design, who knows better than you and your neighbors? That is the central belief when it comes to our Safe Street Promotore Educators: that community members - armed with organizing tools and technical expertise - are best equipped to direct cities and...
Our vision
To activate and mobilize historically disinvested communities in Los Angeles to transform their streets into safe, accessible and vibrant environments for people who walk.
About LA Walks
A vibrant Los Angeles where our most disinvested communities are able to build thriving lives with access to quality schools and employment, health care and recreation through robust public transportation and street infrastructure that enables people to walk and move safely through their neighborhoods and the city.

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