Child from Angola on a skateboard

Planting the positive seeds of skateboarding

Concrete Jungle Foundation is an innovative non-profit that works to empower
individuals and communities worldwide through fostering and sustaining
the positive values inherent to skateboarding.

Concrete Jungle Foundation is an innovative non-profit that works to empower individuals and communities worldwide through fostering and sustaining the positive values inherent to skateboarding.

What we do.

We build skateparks and run youth programmes to promote health and well-being, access to education, community development and economic growth.

Where we work.

We are active in Jamaica, Peru and Morocco.

Peru.

The Cerrito Skatepark was built by CJF in the fall of 2021. With roots in the Alto Trujillo Skatepark built in 2018, it is our longest standing project location.



100% locally run.

4 local staff employed.

170 people engaged in physical activities last month.

54 children engaged in a life-skill focused sports programme last month.

45 total attendance in Girl Skate Sessions last months.

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Jamaica.

The Freedom Skatepark & Youth Centre was built by CJF in the spring of 2020. It is our largest project location.



100% locally run.

8 local staff employed.

106 people engaged in physical activities last month.

206 children engaged in a life-skill focused sports programme.

15 total attendance in Educational Activities last month.

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Morocco.

The Fiers et Forts Skatepark was built by CJF in the spring of 2022. It was built on the grounds of an orphanage and currently serves 35 children living at the centre.



3 permanent staff employed.

2 youth leaders.

35 people engaged in physical activities last month.

35 children engaged in a life-skill focused sports programme last month.

24 total attendance in Educational Activities last month

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 Two Girls holding hand while doing a skateboarding trick in Cerrito's skatepark in Peru

Worldwide.

Connecting social skate projects worldwide to exchange knowledge, ideas and best practices on life-skills focused skateboard programming ‘Edu-Skate’.



8 countries.

8 skateboarding organizations.

400 children engaged in a life-skill focused sports programme.

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What's new?

The latest stories from our project locations and beyond.

Marocan children at the Fiers et Forts skatepark in Morocco.
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Sep 26, 2022 · 2 min read

Meet the winners of the 2022 CJF Women’s Leadership Awards



CJF awarded £1000 to two women in Peru and Jamaica who’ve made a difference at our community skateparks.

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Aug 31, 2022 · 4 min read

Recap: Girls Skate Day Jamaica!



Edu-Skate teacher Kayla Wheeler reflects on the first all-girls skateboarding event in Jamaica — hosted at CJF's Freedom Skatepark on August 13, 2022.

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Aug 22, 2022 · 4 min read

Over 5 years of changing lives with CJF Edu-Skate



In 2017, Peruvian children who had never seen a skateboard before were given one for the first time thanks to the Concrete Jungle Foundation’s Edu-Skate Programme. Now, some of them are shredding the local streets.

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May 31, 2022 · 6 min read

CJF Blog Preview

Resonating with the Youth of Jamaica



After a year and a half of COVID-19 reality, four months of planning, two planes and one night spent in Toronto airport, my dream filled with anxiety-induced anticipation has come true.

Join the family.

Concrete Jungle Family (CJFamily) is our global community of supporters that share our mission to empower individuals and communities worldwide through fostering and sustaining the positive values inherent to skateboarding.

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With the support of the CJFamily, we have over the past five years been able to...

  • Build 6 free-of-charge skateparks for underserved communities in Peru, Angola, Jamaica and Morocco.
  • Directly impact 1081 children and youth through 775 sessions as part of our recreational, educational and professional development programmes.
  • Provide 15 paid apprenticeships to youth in need as part of the Planting Seeds programme
  • Achieve a 33% female participation rate across all our programmes
  • Actively employ 15 local adolescents and young adults across our project locations

By donating 5€ or more a month you can join the CJFamily, help us support the hundreds of youth we work with around the world, as well as help us build more skateparks for communities that deserve them the most.

All CJFamily Members also get preferential consideration for volunteering, early-bird access to our documentaries, as well as -25% off everything in our online shop.

Thank you for helping us spread the positive seeds of skateboarding.

Other ways to donate
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With the support of the CJFamily, we have over the past five years been able to...

  • Build 6 free-of-charge skateparks for underserved communities in Peru, Angola, Jamaica and Morocco.
  • Directly impact 1081 children and youth through 775 sessions as part of our recreational, educational and professional development programmes.
  • Provide 15 paid apprenticeships to youth in need as part of the Planting Seeds programme
  • Achieve a 33% female participation rate across all our programmes
  • Actively employ 15 local adolescents and young adults across our project locations

By donating 5€ or more a month you can join the CJFamily, help us support the hundreds of youth we work with around the world, as well as help us build more skateparks for communities that deserve them the most.

All CJFamily Members also get preferential consideration for volunteering, early-bird access to our documentaries, as well as -25% off everything in our online shop.

Thank you for helping us spread the positive seeds of skateboarding.

Other ways to donate