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Skaters for Portland Skateparks mission is to create a comprehensive system of world-class public skateparks in Portland, Oregon.

Our vision is to make skateboarding safe and freely accessible to every skateboarder every day for everybody’s benefit.

Skaters for Portland Skateparks is a non-profit corporation, tax exempt pursuant to 501(c)(3) of the IRS code.

Board of Directors:
Mark Conahan, Treasurer
Tom Miller, Chair
Sarah Burgess, Vice-Chair

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Brooklyn Street Skate Spot in the Portland Mercury

Thursday, November 18th, 2010

brooklyn street skate spot

Brooklyn Street Skate Spot, a DIY project built by volunteers and donations with the approval of the city and neighbors. In the tradition of the Burnside skatepark, skaters cleaned up a sketchy piece of waste land and built something cool to skate. Colin Sharp and Jesse McDowell worked with neighbors, police, the railroad and various officials seeking permission for the project. Good work guys. Read the article.

Check out Brooklyn Street Skate Spot on Facebook.