She was the quintessential community organizer and beloved in her community. On March 17th, Megan Charlop died under the wheel of a city bus after swerving on her bicycle to avoid getting doored. David Appel, director of the Montefiore School Health Program and assistant professor of pediatrics at the Children's Hospital at the Montefiore Medical Center, talks about her life as a community leader and her work as an advocate for children and public health.
Event: A group bike ride in Megan Charlop's honor takes place tomorrow, April 10th at 1pm. Meeting point is in front of the Valentine-Varian House in Bainbridge Oval Park. The ghost bike dedication will take place at 1:45pm tomorrow at East Tremont and Crotona Avenues. For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org