Skate Like A Girl is a community-building organization based in Seattle, Washington with chapters in Portland, Oregon and San Francisco, California. Their excellent mission is to challenge gender stereotypes and increase awareness about female skateboarders. Here is their mission in their words:
Vision, Mission and Values
Skate Like a Girl is a unique organization locally and internationally providing an innovative approach to female empowerment and leadership focusing on the individual level, and promoting women’s skateboarding on the community level. The goal is to create a collective of girls and women who strive for social justice. These ideas are captured in our vision, mission, and values.
Empower young girls & women to grow into strong, confident leaders who promote and implement social equity.
Promote female skateboarding by fostering confidence in girls and women to skateboard and take leadership in their communities.
We value experiential learning, civic participation and social justice.
SLAG takes into account the changing needs of young girls and women, and is up to the challenge of evolving as an organization committed to finding innovative ways to promote confidence and nurture future female leaders.
SLAG is a non-profit 501(c)3 and so all financial donations are tax-deductible. More importantly, your donation will go to support their superb work.