Flipping Youth is a UK registered charity, empowering young people
internationally through action sports and the arts. We work in areas
where gang violence among young people is prevalent and there is a lack
of government provided action sports facilities.Project: JA SKATE - Kingston, Jamaica
JAMAICA'S FIRST SKATEPARK!
the growing number of young people engaging in skateboarding on the
island, they have nowhere to go but the streets, the same streets that
have the 6th highest homicide rate in the world!
We want to give
the young people of Kingston a safe, sociable environment for them to
practice their hobby, use their energy creatively and divert them from
hanging around on the streets, which can encourage involvement with the
We are raising money to build a permanent
concrete skatepark with small community centre attached in the Kingston
area. There will be a system in place for equipment lending, for those
not yet fortunate enough to own their own.
Please help us reach
our £30,000 fundraising goal by purchasing a Flipping Youth t-shirt
today! All proceeds will go towards the JA SKATE project.(Front design donated by Japanese artist Yoshiro Kato, winner of the International Reggae Poster Competition 2014 - Thanks!)
Big thank you for supporting us!