Fundraiser for West Town Bikes
Event Fundraiser: Strides for Peace - 2021 Race Against Gun Violence
MAKERS . INNOVATORS . LEADERS
West Town Bikes empowers youth through hands-on education and business development. Our programs use bikes as a tool for positive transformation.
EMPOWER: Youth of all abilities and circumstances to build stronger, healthier communities. Respecting diversity in culture, identity, and opinion, we develop creativity, self-sufficiency, and economic opportunity through hands-on education and business development.
COLLABORATE: We believe all of Humboldt park has a stake in ending gun violence and by working together, we can save the lives of our youth on the west side.
IMPACT: Promote bicycling in the city of Chicago, to educate youth with a focus on under-served populations, and to foster and serve Chicago’s growing bicycling community.
About West Town Bikes
West Town Bikes aims to promote bicycling in the City of Chicago, to educate youth with a focus on under-served populations, and to foster and serve Chicago’s growing bicycling community. Year-round bike based youth programs offering instruction in bike building and mechanics, bike safety and nutrition and active lifestyle choices. The program also teaches science concepts, environmental awareness, personal responsibility and citizenship.