Skate Like a Girl

What started as a few meetup events for women in the Seattle area has grown into one of the strongest skate non-profits pushing for inclusion in Washington, Oregon and the Bay Area. Under the leadership of the Skate Witches’ Kristin Ebeling, SLAG has orchestrated youth summer camps, women and trans skate nights and facilitates the annual Wheels of Fortune contest extravaganza. If you’re looking for some inspiration for opening up the skate scene and making positive change, start here.Thrasher Community SkateLikeAGirl Pullquote
Website: https://www.skatelikeagirl.com/
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  • ACLU

    ACLU
    Chances are you've heard of the American Civil Liberties Union, and for good reason. The ACLU has been fighting within the legal system to protect the individual rights of citizens on issues like women’s rights, racial justice, privacy and surveillance for over 100 years. Check their site to know your rights when you get jammed up by the cops at your favorite spot. 
  • Equal Justice Initiative

    Equal Justice Initiative
    The Equal Justice Initiative provides legal assistance, makes reports and produces short films to address and fight against racial injustice and mass incarceration in America. The EJI has helped over 120 wrongly-convicted or illegally-sentenced people in Alabama and has won cases in the Supreme Court banning life without parole for kids. Check the video for a quick look at their work. 
  • National Suicide Prevention Hotline

    National Suicide Prevention Hotline
    We’re not always open about our emotions. But if you or someone in your scene is struggling, the National Suicide Prevention Hotline is available 24/7 with its network of local centers all across the country. Check out their site to learn about suicide prevention and check in with yourself and your homies to help make sure we don’t lose more people we know and love. 
  • The Crisis Text Line

    The Crisis Text Line
    Some would rather text than call, and for those, the Crisis Text Line is available 24/7, not just for suicide emergencies but for any number of painful, heated moments. Seventy-five-percent of the the texters that use the service are under the age of 25, which also overlaps with the largest demographic of skaters. It’s free, it’s anonymous and it helps save lives. Watch their video to see more of their mission. And, if you’re in a crisis currently, text “Hello” to #741741 and connect with a crisis counselor today. 
  • Drug and Alcohol Helpline

    Drug and Alcohol Helpline
    Skaters have seen their fair share of the downsides from drug and alcohol abuse and addiction. The Substance Abuse and Mental Services Administration Helpline is a 24/7 resource that connects people suffering from mental or substance-use disorders to local treatment services and support groups. You don’t need insurance and your info is always confidential.