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From: “Amy Cohen, Families for Safe Streets” <feedback>
Subject: For Kevin, Abigail, and Joshua: NYC March for Safe Streets
Date: 7 March 2018 at 20:11:56 GMT
To: “Steven Edwards” <stevenaedwards>
Reply-To: “Amy Cohen, Families for Safe Streets” <feedback>
A horrific crash just killed two children in my neighborhood. As a parent, and a New Yorker, I am furious and devastated. Will you march with me on Monday?
Monday, March 12, 6 ‑ 7 p.m.
NYC Kids March for Safe Streets
9th Street & Prospect Park West | Brooklyn
This is a family-friendly march, and children will lead the way. We will gather at 9th Street and Prospect Park West, and march to the crash site at 5th Avenue. All are welcome. Please, if you can, bring flowers.
Just a few days ago, Joshua Lew and Abigail Blumenstein, aged 1 and 4, were killed by a woman who drove her car through a red light in Brooklyn. Five weeks before that, a man drove an oil truck without a license and killed another child in Brooklyn: Kevin Flores, age 13.
We know that unsafe streets are especially dangerous for children. And in New York City, traffic crashes are a leading cause of death for kids. Three children killed already this year — how many more have to die?
I am marching to demand truly safe streets and because I want to live in a city where crosswalks are not war zones. I am also marching for my son, Sammy, who was killed by a speeding driver in Park Slope.
What will you march for?
Families for Safe Streets