There’s a lot of fucked up stuff going on in the Middle East. But who’s to say bombs over Baghdad should keep the kids from learning how to ollie? Skateistan is a non-profit that gets decks in the hands of boys and girls all across the war-torn community of Afghanistan, teaching skate classes, building a rad indoor park and raising funds for youth education. Learn more about the organization and how you can keep their movement rolling here.

– Alex Ryden

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