Honored to be included among these wonderful folks for a panel discussion on anti-racism for the @thegoodpush summit!
Following the launch of our Commitment to Anti-Racism in Skateboarding, Denia Kopita from @skateism Magazine hosted a panel discussion for the Goodpush Summit with seven exciting guests.
🌞 Sandy Alibo is the Founder and Director of @surfghana, an organization that uses the practice of extreme sports as a driver for diversity in education, social inclusion, and empowerment of the youth.
🌞 Neftalie Williams (@neftaliedotcom) is a sociologist who investigates the issues of race, diversity, identity and youth empowerment through the lens of action sports culture. He chairs the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee for @usaskateboarding
🌞 Karlie Thornton is the Founder of @froskate, a collective creating safe spaces for BIPOC, trans, gender non-conforming, womxn and queer folks.
🌞 Micaela Ramirez is the Founder of @poseidenfoundation , an organization which creates positive outlets for youth in the US, Latin America and globally through participation in skateboarding.
🌞 Rhianon Bader has been managing Skateistan’s global knowledge-sharing initiative – the Goodpush Alliance – since its launch in early 2018.
🌞 Yash Presswalla is the Founder of @impactskateclub, a Toronto-based organization focused on inclusion and personal development through the art of skateboarding.
🌞 Indigo Willing is is a sociologist and lecturer whose work examines issues of power, social change and representation. @consent_is_rad is a campaign which focuses on promoting cultures of consent and resources on sexual violence prevention in skateboarding scenes globally.
See the discussion below! 🌺☝️