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Skate Motivate Educate is a nonprofit organization.

Our mission is to empower youth to reach their full potential by developing essential life skills like self- determination and resilience.

Our vision is that this translates to success not just on the board, but also in the classroom and beyond, cultivating well-rounded individuals ready to conquer whatever life throws their way.

Our mission is to uplift and empower the youth to reach their full potential.

By providing high impact educational opportunities, physical outlet and promoting passion and resilience, we strive to empower youth to become agents of change in their own lives and communities.

Positive Youth Development

USAID defines PYD as “engaging youth along with their families, communities, and/or governments so that youth are empowered to reach their full potential. PYD approaches build skills, assets, and competencies; foster healthy relationships; strengthen the environment; and transform systems.”1

United States Agency for International Development

  1. https://www.usaid.gov/sites/default/files/2022-12/USAID-Youth-in-Development-Policy-2022-Update-508.pdf ↩︎