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8 August 2021
We are super stoked to invite you to take part in the 2021 Goodpush Summit which will take place online on September 21-23.
Take part in the 2021 Survey of Social Skateboarding Projects Worldwide!
It’s the time again – Skateistan and Pushing Boarders are calling on all social skate projects to participate in our 4th annual survey of social skateboarding worldwide!
Goodpush Berlin Meet-Up this October!
The Goodpush Alliance and Drop In e.V. are very excited to announce that we will be co-hosting an event for social skateboarding projects in Berlin, Germany, on October 27-29, 2021.
Want to be our first Goodpush Alliance Officer?
We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with a passion for social change through skateboarding to join Skateistan’s team for a six-month paid, part-time position supporting the Goodpush Alliance.
The Heart Supply
Since mid-2020, Heart Supply and Rolling Thunder Supply Co. have donated or committed more than 2000 complete skateboards to different social skateboarding projects around the world.
Accessible Skateparks Event #2 – Recording is Now Online!
The recording of our 2nd Accessible Skateparks online event is now up! Watch it here.
The 'Pushing Against Racism' Commitment Launches Today
A new initiative led by The Goodpush Alliance seeks to end systemic racism in the skateboarding community. Sign the Commitment now.
2020 ROLL MODELS SERIES: Nanja Van Rijsse & Ash Baigant
This will be the last article in our 2020 ROLL Models Blog Series, as we now shift to focusing on this year’s program. To properly wrap up, we are excited to introduce you to Ash Baigent and Nanja Van Rijsse.
Open Letter to End Rape Culture
One of the main aims of the Goodpush Alliance is to share knowledge and promote collaboration among skateboarding projects pushing for social change worldwide. For this reason, we are honoured to announce that Consent Is Rad – in collaboration with the s
2020 ROLL MODELS SERIES: Beatriz Gomez de Silva & Lina Czerny - Skate Clinic Leiden / Girls Skate Camp Essen
The following two ROLL Models had the common idea of developing a Skate Week in their cities aimed at getting more girls on boards in their local areas. In contrast to the previous ROLL Models interviewed for this blog series, Beatriz and Lina applied for
Announcing Our 2021 ROLL Models!
We are excited to announce that we’ve selected our 2021 ROLL Models, who will design and run skateboarding projects aimed at encouraging girls to get rolling across Europe.
Accessible Skateparks Report – Now Published!
The full report about our Accessible Skateparks Survey and online panel is now available as a PDF! And we have just launched a 2nd survey on Accessible Skateparks.
2020 ROLL MODELS SERIES: María Voth Velasco / Girlsskate Aachen
We recently spoke with a handful of 2020 ROLL Models and asked them to tell us about their experiences and reflections. We believe that they have much to contribute to the 2021 ROLL Models participants, who will be selected in coming weeks.
2020 ROLL MODELS SERIES: Merida Miller / Project Fearless
We recently spoke with a handful of 2020 ROLL Models and asked them to tell us about their experiences and reflections. First up: meet Merida Miller and Project Fearless, based in Amsterdam!
Accessible Skateparks webinar is now online!
Together with six amazing panelists, we talked about adaptive skateparks as well as sharing the main findings of the Accessible Skatepark Survey that we ran last year. Find out more and watch!
Mapping and Supporting Brazilian Social Skate Projects
Learn about two Brazilian organizations that are mapping and supporting nearly 40 social skate projects in Brazil. 
2020 Social Skateboarding Survey results are out!
See the newly published report on the big picture aims, impact and activities of social skate projects around the world in 2020. This is the 3rd edition of the survey by Skateistan x Pushing Boarders.
What Are Your Skateboarding Equipment Needs?
Since the Goodpush Alliance exists to support the global community of social skateboarding projects, we are creating a database to help connect organizations with skate equipment sponsors and donations. Fill the form now!
COVID-19 Sharing Responses Webinars
We've been hosting COVID-19 Sharing Webinars with staff from 30+ other social skateboarding projects to discuss and share on how everyone is coping with the coronavirus crisis globally. Watch recordings here.
Take Part in the 2020 Social Skateboarding Survey
Take Part in the 2020 Social Skateboarding Survey and help us gather a better picture of the world's social skateboarding scene!
Accessible Skateparks Survey – First Results!
Earlier this year, the Goodpush Alliance launched a global Accessible Skateparks Survey, in collaboration with Drop In and SEHstern. We wanted to share some of the “first results” with you from our survey about accessibility in skateparks.
Greening Social Skateboarding
We’ve been taking some time to reflect on ways in which we as a social skateboarding community can be more environmentally friendly.  This can be a really challenging topic, but it's necessary that we talk about it.
Guidelines for Safe Skateboarding Lessons During COVID-19
For those of you planning to re-start your skateboarding programs as COVID restrictions are lifted, we’ve put together some ideas for limiting the risks related to the pandemic and keeping your participants safe.
Top 5 Ideas for Keeping the Skate Spirit Alive in a Lockdown
We’ve been so stoked to see how many people have been coming up with creative ways to keep the skate spirit in the lockdown.  We wanted to share the top 5 skate at home activities which have been shared by members of the Goodpush community!
Accessible Skateparks Survey
We’re really excited to announce that the Goodpush Alliance has just launched a short survey in collaboration with Drop In e.V. and SEHstern e.V. about how to make skateparks more accessible for everyone.
We've Selected our 2020 Goodpush Partners
Our call for 2020 Goodpush partners received applications from 23 countries. Find out which 3 partners we selected!
Announcing our 2020 ROLL Models!
Skateistan, together with Women Win, recently launched the first round of the ROLL Models programme, aimed at supporting female leadership in skateboarding. We are excited to announce that we’ve selected 26 skateboarding projects run by 30 ROLL Models!
Skate Games Booklet is now available in 11 languages!
We're super excited to announce that our Skate Games Booklet is now available in 11 languages - click to find out which ones!
Skate Trick Cards – 30 Ideas for Challenging Yourself and your Students!
We’re stoked to be announcing our newest free skateboarding class resource… the Goodpush Skate Trick Cards! The cards are range from Beginner to Advanced, and to are a great way to track your students’ progress and encourage them to try new tricks!
Call for 2020 Goodpush Partners – Apply now!
We are excited to announce the 2020 call for Goodpush Alliance partners! If you’re using skateboarding for social change and you want to take things to the next level, apply by April 15!
2019 Survey Results Are In!
See the newly published report on the big picture aims, impact and activities of social skate projects around the world in 2019. This is the 2nd edition of the survey by Skateistan x Pushing Boarders.
CALLING ALL ROLL MODELS!
Skateistan and Women Win have launched our 1st call for young womxn with a passion for skateboarding and a powerful idea to get more girls on boards in Germany, Greece and the Netherlands. Apply now!
Why we’re empowering our potential competitors
As more skateboarding-based projects become increasingly sustainable, inclusive and impactful, it legitimizes skating as a tool for social change. By being able to connect and learn from each other, we can achieve way more than going it alone.
Want to be our first Goodpush volunteer?
We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with a passion for social change through skateboarding to join Skateistan’s team in Berlin for a six-month volunteer position supporting the Goodpush Alliance. Find out more!
2019 Goodpush Events: What Went Down?
Our Goodpush events in Copenhagen and South Africa this year brought together people from more than 50 different skateboarding initiatives worldwide to share knowledge and build connections.
Announcing €99K Seed Fund for Womxn ROLL Models
Goodpush and Women Win have joined forces to launch an awesome new project for female skaters in Europe.
3 Reasons to Do the 2019 Social Skateboarding Survey
Calling all social skate projects! Skateistan and Pushing Boarders are running a worldwide survey again this year and need your input! Help gather a picture of the global social skateboarding scene.
Introducing... the Goodpush Community!
Find support and share knowledge with our network of social skateboarding projects worldwide – featuring a forum and global map!
New Tools for Keeping Kids Safe
If you'd like to know how safe your social skateboarding project is for the children you work with – and how you can do even better – check out our new Child Protection resources.
Announcing our 2019 Goodpush Partners!
Our call for new Goodpush partners this year received more than 65 applications from 30 countries. Find out which 3 partners we selected!
Skate Games Booklet - 20 Ideas for Skateboarding Lessons
Hot off the press! We've just released our Goodpush Skate Games Booklet, featuring 20 game ideas that all involve skateboarding. Download the PDF now to use in your next skate lesson!
Call for 2019 Goodpush Partners – Apply now!
We are excited to announce the 2019 call for Goodpush Alliance partners! If you’re using skateboarding for social change and you want to take things to the next level, apply by April 15!
The Goodpush Alliance Toolkit is Live!
Exciting news for anyone involved in skateboarding for development! The Goodpush Alliance just published the first online resource toolkit for social skateboarding projects worldwide.
Supporting Social Skate Projects in Iraq, Palestine and Jordan
Last month, our Skate Project Specialist, Rhianon, travelled to Iraq, Palestine and Jordan to visit Goodpush’s three partner organizations. Her aim was to help them grow their programs and reach more children through skateboarding.
Sharing Knowledge, One Push at a Time
In the last 10 years, Skateistan's learned many lessons about using skateboarding programs to empower young people and bring communities together. At the recent Pushing Boarders event in London, we announced the launch of The Goodpush Alliance.