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At-risk youth need #MoreThanSkateparks to thrive

At-risk youth need
#MoreThanSkateparks
to thrive

Every child deserves the tools and opportunity to reach their full potential. 
Please make your most generous donation today.

Every child deserves the tools and opportunity to reach their full potential.
Please make your most generous donation today.

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.



78 unique children impacted over 73 Edu-Skate classes.

186 total attendance over 16 Girls Skate sessions.

55% female participation across all programmes.

1035 skatepark visits.

100% locally run.

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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.



40 unique children impacted over 59 Edu-Skate classes.

187 total attendance over 15 Educational activities.

25% female participation across all programmes.

1113 skatepark visits.

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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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Nov 14, 2022 · 3 min read

Become a Trustee with CJF: A foundation built on diversity



We're inviting new Trustees to join our board. As we move from 2022–2023, here’s a recap of our achievements and who we're looking to collaborate with.

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Nov 8, 2022 · 5 min read

At-risk youth need #MoreThanSkateparks to thrive



Concrete Jungle Foundation starts with skateboarding but we do #MoreThanSkateparks. Once built, our ongoing activities and youth programmes have a far more significant impact on the communities we serve.

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Oct 24, 2022 · 3 min read

Skateboarding: a psychologist's perspective



Former CJF skate teacher and psychologist Leyla tells us how skateboarding has made a difference to her and the children at the skatepark in Peru.

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Oct 10, 2022 · 5 min read

Kayla is our 2022 Women’s Leadership Award winner, here’s why



We’ve launched two Women’s Leadership Awards in 2022 to further female empowerment through skateboarding in local communities, meet our Jamaica winner Kayla.

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
icon love white

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