The Youth Making BART Safer for Women and Girls as Service Increases

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Santana Tapia, with the Not One More Girl campaign and co-founder of Fluid Coffee and Events (center) at the launch of BART's Not One More Girl Campaign. (Maria J. Avila/BART)

Even before the pandemic, public transit did not feel safe to many  women and girls. That’s why the #NotOneMoreGirl initiative was launched and spearheaded by Bay Area youth — and they've already helped create changes at BART.

As service resumes at near pre-pandemic hours, advocates say keeping vulnerable people safe is more important than ever.

Guests: Haleema Bharoocha, senior advocacy manager at Alliance for Girls and Santana Tapia, with the #NotOneMoreGirl campaign and co-founder of Fluid Coffee and Events

Read the episode transcript here.


Click here to watch the bystander intervention training video produced by the Not One More Girl Campaign.  

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