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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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May 31, 2022 · 6 min read

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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.

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Feb 25, 2022 · 3 min read

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Project Announcement: Tameslouht Skatepark, Marrakech, Morocco



It’s finally time to announce our next project - and it's beginning already next month!This time we’ll be heading to the outskirts of Marrakech, Morocco.

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Jan 6, 2022 · 1 min read

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Clown in Action x CJF: Planting Seeds for 2022!



Clown in Action is a Community Interest Company and movement started by Clown Skateboards. Born out of the hearts of UK skateboarding, they focus on making practical commitments to organisations and individuals across the world, seeing them through, and realising the outcomes of these shared collective actions.

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Dec 13, 2021 · 3 min read

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Planting Seeds in Cerrito de la Virgen



My name is Jhikson Norman Taru Akamine Garcia. I was born on January 7, 2000, in Trujillo, northern Peru. When I was fourteen, my older neighbour gave me his board and I started skating. That unquestionably changed the course of my life.

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