- The Ride 4 Justice bike ride on Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020, was in the name of protesting racism and police brutality and calling for increased accountability on transportation and other city policies.
- The ride was organized by Minority Freedom Network, NAACP Eugene Springfield Oregon, Climate Revolutions by Bike, Cascadian Courier Collective, GEARs, and BEST.
- The route focused on historical locations for the Black community and educating participants on next steps in transportation equity.
Aimee Okotie-Oyekan is the Environmental and Climate Justice Coordinator for NAACP Eugene/Springfield and a graduate student studying planning at the University of Oregon. At home in Atlanta during the pandemic, she asked that the following statement be read during the Ride 4 Justice:Continue reading