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2023 World Day of Remembrance

Join Families for Safe Streets San Diego and Circulate San Diego for World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims. This is a Worldwide Day to honor 1.35 million people killed each year in preventable traffic crashes and work for change.

Friday, November 17th: Candlelight Vigil

We’ll honor the 283 people killed in 2022 with a vigil, hear stories from their loved ones and remarks from elected officials and community members, as we call for action in their names. Together we can end this preventable crisis.

Guest Speakers include:
  • Families for Safe Streets San Diego Co-Founder Laura Keenan
  • Crash Victims and Their Loved Ones
  • Local Elected Officials
Event Details:

Friday, November 17th
Civic Center Plaza - 1200 3rd Ave, San Diego, CA 92120

4:30 – Families & Community Gather
4:45 – Begin Candlelight Vigil
5:00 – Speakers Begin
5:45 – Closing Remarks

Saturday, November 18th: Walk & Ride

El Prado Bridge - Park Blvd & El Prado, San Diego, CA 92120

We’ll host a Walk and Ride to celebrate the lives of our traffic victim friends and loved ones. Routes will be appropriate for all ages and abilities.

Event Details:

10:00 – Opening remarks at El Prado Bridge
10:30 – Leave for Family Garden Walk or bike ride
11:30 – Meet at Panama 66

Volunteer and Donate Shoes

Families for Safe Streets San Diego looking for event volunteers and used, no-longer-needed shoes. These empty shoes will visually represent those we’ve lost due to preventable traffic collisions at the World Day of Remembrance Event for Road Traffic Victims on Nov 17th at Civic Plaza.

Volunteer or Donate Shoes