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Tag: "Safer Passages"

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Campaigning for Pedestrian Safety

Campaigning for Pedestrian Safety

Laguna Beach resident Pamela Burrus took advantage of last Friday’s fortuitous date, 11/11/11, to stage a walk downtown to raise awareness about pedestrian safety and to honor those who have died as result of crossing a street. The event served to unite her nonprofit, Safer Passages, dedicated to saving pedestrian lives, with other  Laguna groups […]

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Hit by Tragedy, She Strides With New Purpose

Hit by Tragedy, She Strides With New Purpose

Self-described social artist Pamela Burrus relies on different forms of media to advocate for various concerns. Two years ago, her mission took on greater urgency after her husband, Dr. David R. Burrus, was hit by a motorist in a crosswalk near Los Angeles International Airport and died 33 minutes later. The accident that ended the […]