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RightRides For Women's Safety Inc

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Causes: Crime & Law, Crime Prevention, Disaster Aid, Safety Education, Sexual Abuse Prevention

Mission: RightRides For Women’s Safety’s mission is to build safer communities by addressing gender-based violence.  Our primary program, RightRides, offers a free, late night ride home service for women and LGBTQ individuals to ensure their safe commute to or through high-risk areas.  We also offer safety education and advocacy programs, through our work as the founding member of New Yorkers for Safe Transit coalition.

Programs: Rightrides for women's safety's mission is to build safer communities by ending harassment and sexual assault. We accomplish this mission through community organizing, offering direct service programs plus safety advocacy and educational programs.

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RightRides for Women's Safety is an inspirational organization, led by an inspirational woman. Their core project, RightRides, PREVENTS harassment and assault by giving women and LGBT folks safe rides home. They are also part of New Yorkers for Safe Transit, which CHANGES POLICIES to make trains and buses safer. They are partners and cofounders of Hollaback!, a movement to end street harassment that allows women and LGBT folks to RESPOND to street harassment in a bad-ass way. This three pronged approach is visionary, and I can't wait to see what they do next.