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yesterday at 12:39. Facebook
We’re delighted to have been shortlisted for the Beyond Sport Global Impact of the Year Award. #SameTeam
Were delighted to have been shortlisted for the Beyond Sport Global Impact
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Skateistan
yesterday at 11:58. Facebook
Skate School is in session! About 1000 students are part of our programs in Afghanistan each week. Read more about our Skate Schools and locations worldwide. [ Skateistan.org Link ]
Skate School is in session About 1000 students are part of our
Skateistan
Skateistan
05/21/2017 at 09:30. Facebook
Update from Skateistan South Africa! Our Educators have been working hard to develop fun lesson plans for the Skate and Create program. Last week they took the students to the highest point in Africa and gave them the chance to see the city they grew up in from above.
Update from Skateistan South Africa Our Educators have been working hard to

Johannesburg Update: Exploring the city and heritage through children’s eyes

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05/19/2017 at 18:15. Facebook
Like different languages that share common words, sign languages can share common signs across cultures and continents. Can you GUESS what this girl is signing? Answer below and on Monday we will pick a WINNER from all the correct responses (who will get an awesome goodie bag from our webstore).

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Skateistan
Skateistan
05/19/2017 at 11:23. Facebook
The newest Back-to-School students in Kabul are excited to smile for a photo (in between learning)! The boys and girls have been part of the program for the past eight weeks and are already proving to be great students, eager to learn. Find out more about the Back-to-School program. [ Skateistan.org Link ]
The newest BacktoSchool students in Kabul are excited to smile for a
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Skateistan
05/19/2017 at 07:37. Facebook
"The first time Skateistan visited our school, it was unbelievable for us. We had never seen a skateboard as a tool to empower kids." Krousar Thmey discusses their partnership with Skateistan Cambodia in the latest Partner Profile.

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The first time Skateistan visited our school it was unbelievable for us
Skateistan
Skateistan
05/18/2017 at 17:00. Facebook
We want to say thank you to the Swedish Committee for Afghanistan for being a programs partner. This is one of the organizations we are grateful for working with as it means more children can experience our programs, learn and have fun. Through this partnership, these girls from the deaf school get to take part in our Skate and Create program. #KeepSkateistanRolling
We want to say thank you to the Swedish Committee for Afghanistan
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Skateistan
05/18/2017 at 12:27. Facebook
#TBT to a spray paint art session in Kabul, Afganistan, 2013.

From the beginning, Educators for the Skate and Create program have been using creative arts to teach a variety of topics. Lessons give youth the tools to express themselves, think critically and develop confidence.
TBT to a spray paint art session in Kabul Afganistan 2013
Skateistan
Skateistan
05/18/2017 at 07:37. Facebook
Can skateboarding change the world? We think so! A short video by @rapt to explain a bit about Skateistan and what we do. #spreadtheshred
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Skateistan
Skateistan
05/17/2017 at 20:30. Facebook
''I love what Skateistan is all about. Empowering youth to the possibility of their authentic life, no matter what the reality of their situation. I am very proud of Skateistan’s work and honored to support it.'' - Tom G., Citizen of Skateistan.

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I love what Skateistan is all about Empowering youth to the possibility
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Skateistan
05/17/2017 at 14:55. Facebook
This months Citizen Profile features a deaf student who attends Skateistan through a partner of ours. Sabina, our Educator in Mazar interviewed Camila*, who has been coming to Skateistan weekly to participate in Skate and Create for the past 2 years. They conducted the interview in Afghan Sign Language, which Sabina learned by studying with teachers at Camila’s* school for the deaf, a program...
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This months Citizen Profile features a deaf student who attends Skateistan through

Citizen Profile: Camila*, Skate and Create student (Deaf School Partnership), Mazar

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05/17/2017 at 08:29. Facebook
Educators Skateistan South Africa took the Skate and Create students out on an excursion to the surrounding Maboneng precinct last week. In line with this semester's curriculum, the students explored what a perfect city means.
Educators Skateistan South Africa took the Skate and Create students out on
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Skateistan
05/16/2017 at 12:03. Facebook
Skateistan works with multiple partners worldwide in order to engage with more children and increase the accessibility of our programs! Through this new feature, Partner Profile, we shine the spotlight on a partner each month and how we work together to empower children.

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Skateistan works with multiple partners worldwide in order to engage with more

Partner Profile: Krousar Thmey (Phnom Penh, Cambodia)

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05/16/2017 at 11:39. Facebook
Road safety is a big issue in Cambodia and so we have been teaching our students some important lessons on it. Education on road safety is something we can do in the classroom and the skatepark to help our students be prepared for everyday life. Our Educators also teach these lessons at Outreach sessions to local children as pictured here.
Road safety is a big issue in Cambodia and so we have
Skateistan
Skateistan
05/16/2017 at 08:32. Facebook
Empowering youth through skateboarding and education: [ Skateistan.org Link ]
Empowering youth through skateboarding and education:
Monday motivation. A Youth Leader takes charge of the Skate and Create session yesterday in Mazar. Many of our Youth Leaders were former Skate and Create students who now pass on the skills they learned to the younger generation. [ Skateistan.org Link ]
Monday motivation A Youth Leader takes charge of the Skate and Create
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This week, the Skate and Create students in Kabul are continuing their environmental lessons with the fun and work in the Skate School's garden!
This week the Skate and Create students in Kabul are continuing their
For all the updates from our Skate Schools, interviews with our students and more, check out our blog. [ Medium.com Link ]
For all the updates from our Skate Schools interviews with our students
The sun is out, so it's time to get some new items for your wardrobe, like a Skateistan South Africa tee. Proceeds go to our Skate Schools±

Shop to donate! [ Skateistan.org Link ]
The sun is out so its time to get some new items
"Playing sports can help reframe a conflict. It builds the groundwork for cooperation by putting teammates in the same boat. To paraphrase the late Morton Deutsch, a professor at Teachers College, Columbia University, this creates a positive interdependence: ‘If you swim, I swim, and if you sink, I sink." - Fahoum Fahoum, peace activist.

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