Monday, October 12, 2015

Slow Roll Chicago Founder Recognized by White House As a "Champion of Change"

Slow Roll Chicago Co-Founder Olatunji Oboi Reed will be recognized as a "Champion of Change" at an event at the White House. The work of Slow Roll Chicago will also be recognized by the U.S. Department of Transportation. Reed and Slow Roll Chicago co-founder Jamal Julien use Slow Roll Chicago as a way to use bicycling to show that the city is accessible and a way to reduce crime and revitalize neighborhoods.

Attorney Mike Keating stated the following about this accolade.

"I've had the good fortune to meet Olatunji and Jamal many times and am always struck by the sincerity of their commitment and passion. I look forward to working with them in the future in any way we can be of service. This is certainly a well deserved award for everyone at Slow Roll Chicago." 

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