Is it irony that an organization that cycles for its cause advertises on the side of a van? Maybe somebody will get the message about “trafficking” when stuck in rush-hour traffic beside the vehicle—or perhaps consider that an unmarked, white, windowless van could be carrying sex-trafficked men, women, or kids. Shiver the thought.
The group explains its mission: “Pedal the Pacific exists to educate all people about sex trafficking. We use bikes as a platform to raise awareness, educate peers, fundraise for leading nonprofits, and develop leaders who believe that no voice is too small to make a difference”.
I used Leica Q2 to capture the Featured Image, on Nov. 19, 2021, along Florida Street between Meade and Mission in San Diego’s University Heights neighborhood. Vitals, aperture manually set: f/5.6, ISO 100, 1/160 sec, 28mm; 2:30 p.m. PST.