7 April 2022
For the third year running, Skateistan and Women Win are kicking off the ROLL Models programme, aimed at supporting women's leadership in skateboarding and inspiring the next generation of girls to be empowered, active and healthy.
21 February 2022
Access to funds is one of the top issues facing social skateboarding projects worldwide — The Pushing Against Racism Fund promotes anti-racist leadership and inclusion within social skateboarding.
14 February 2022
It’s that time again! Skateistan and Women Win are looking for young womxn with a passion for skateboarding and a powerful idea to get more girls on boards across Europe.
31 January 2022
How have social skateboarding projects worldwide adapted their programs in order to respond to the uncertain global changes?
17 January 2022
Working group members from a dozen skateboarding-based organizations have been meeting virtually since mid-2020 to address the systemic oppression prevalent in skateboarding and to push the conversation forward towards meaningful action.
18 November 2021
We are thrilled to finally share something we’ve been working on behind the scenes for a while now...Our new E-Learning Platform dedicated to social skateboarding projects!
10 November 2021
From October 27-29th we gathered at the Skatehalle in Berlin to share ideas and knowledge, collective challenges and ways we can work to tackle them.
10 October 2021
Today is World Mental Health day. An opportunity to raise awareness of mental health issues and mobilise efforts in support of mental health. Today, we reflect on the tragic death of Ben Raemers.
28 September 2021
Last week we hosted our first online Goodpush Summit, joining together for three days of workshops focused on Mental Health, Inclusive Skateboarding and Sustainability.
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.
5 August 2021
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!
4 August 2021
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.
26 July 2021
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.
16 June 2021
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.
2 June 2021
The recording of our 2nd Accessible Skateparks online event is now up! Watch it here.
25 May 2021
A new initiative led by The Goodpush Alliance seeks to end systemic racism in the skateboarding community. Sign the Commitment now.
28 April 2021
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.
19 April 2021
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
14 April 2021
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
9 April 2021
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.
30 March 2021
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.
24 March 2021
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.
9 March 2021
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!
24 February 2021
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!
10 February 2021
Learn about two Brazilian organizations that are mapping and supporting nearly 40 social skate projects in Brazil.
14 January 2021
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.
24 November 2020
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!
25 September 2020
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.
15 September 2020
Take Part in the 2020 Social Skateboarding Survey and help us gather a better picture of the world's social skateboarding scene!
25 August 2020
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.
15 July 2020
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.
26 June 2020
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.
28 May 2020
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!
18 May 2020
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.
15 May 2020
Our call for 2020 Goodpush partners received applications from 23 countries. Find out which 3 partners we selected!
20 April 2020
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!
10 April 2020
We're super excited to announce that our Skate Games Booklet is now available in 11 languages - click to find out which ones!
19 March 2020
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!
13 March 2020
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!
23 January 2020
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.
13 January 2020
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!
2 January 2020
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.
8 November 2019
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!
5 November 2019
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.
10 October 2019
Goodpush and Women Win have joined forces to launch an awesome new project for female skaters in Europe.
23 August 2019
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.
13 August 2019
Find support and share knowledge with our network of social skateboarding projects worldwide – featuring a forum and global map!
11 July 2019
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.
13 May 2019
Our call for new Goodpush partners this year received more than 65 applications from 30 countries. Find out which 3 partners we selected!
5 April 2019
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!
15 March 2019
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!
15 January 2019
Exciting news for anyone involved in skateboarding for development! The Goodpush Alliance just published the first online resource toolkit for social skateboarding projects worldwide.
28 August 2018
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.
25 June 2018
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.