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What is Safe Walk? Safe Walk offers ANYone a free walking escort to their destination. You do not need to feel threatened to call for a Safe Walk. There have been a rash of late-night muggings and random street violence in these areas, so why take the risk?

Safe Walk '09 will operate every Friday night
from 11 PM - 2 AM
UNTIL November 6th
in the following neighborhoods :

Bedford-Stuyvesant, Bushwick, Clinton Hill, Ditmas Park, Downtown Brooklyn,
Flatbush, Fort Greene, Greenpoint, Kensington, Williamsburg

DISPATCH NUMBER
(866) 977- WALK (9255)

For more information about Safe Walk, click here.


SEEKING VOLUNTEERS TO HELP MAKE SAFE WALK 2009 POSSIBLE!

If you have a bicycle and are interested in learning more about volunteering for
Safe Walk, please join us at the next info session.

Orientations will happen on the first Monday of every month. 

For information on where the orientations will be held please contact Leah at safewalknyc@gmail.com

You can also follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/safewalk.


CHECK OUT THE LATEST PRESS ON SAFE WALK!



Can you donate to Safe Walk? We are seeking funds for vests, handle bar bags,
dispatch system and dispatch cards, plus outreach materials such as flyers.
Your contribution is greatly appreciated!


 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

REST IN PEACE CRAIG MURPHEY - Thank you for heading up Safe Walk in 2006.
We love and miss you!



photo credit: unknown. From left: Craig, Rachel, Ian

"Volunteering on RightRides/SafeWalk with Craig was the best introduction to Brooklyn I could have wished for. Back then I was coming out from Jersey every Thursday night, just to ride around and see Brooklyn and flier bars for safewalk, and hopefully get a beer with Craig and Veebs and maybe Nevy, Leah, or Ian at the end of the night.

Craig loved to ride, to hang out, to talk to people, and to get them home safe-- so what a perfect project for him...He figured there were people like him out riding around to bars anyway, so why not organize them to do what he loved: walk people home safely after a night of partying.

With his volunteer spirit and totally infectious good will, he was a great organizer, even when he was a little disorganized :) A more kind, fun-loving, easy-going, open-hearted guy I never knew." - Rachel, SafeWalk volunteer '06

Craig, you will be incredibly missed. Our deepest condolences to his family and loved ones.

 

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PHOTO: Kate Crane, NY Press

 
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