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Womenability: An Exploratory Walk

Making Houston woman-friendly

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Join Houston Tomorrow as we team up with Womenability for the first exploratory walk to look at womens’ experience in the urban environment. We invite Houston women to express their impressions, stories and advice for making our city an even better, more woman-friendly place.

Friday, May 20, 6:30 - 8:30 pm
Meet in front of Weights & Measures, 2808 Caroline St., 77004

Take the redline to McGowen station (just a two block walk from there) OR ride your bike, B-Cycle, or park on the street NOT in Weights & Measures parking lot. Thanks!

This event is open to women and men, and both are highly encouraged to attend. However, for this particular tour, we ask men to take the role of ally and to simply listen and observe, to allow women to share their experiences.

Womenability is an international group, leading 25 exploratory walks around the world to identify issues encountered by women in public space and are working with the UN toward developing a charter for gender-equitable cities. For more information on their work, visit womenability.org, or follow them on facebook, twitter or instagram.

This walk is dedicated in honor of Jane Jacobs, famous urban activist and champion for more “eyes on the street” - as part of the 100 year celebration of her life’s work currently ongoing in NYC and around the world. To see the massive impact of her work and outpouring of gratitude across the world, visit jj100.org.

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