On Friday February 22, 2019, Grlswirl, a grassroots, all-female skate community fromVenice, California, and an all-female crew consisting of a photographer, videographer,journalist, and translator ventured to migrant refugee shelters in Tijuana. The crew of 10women journeyed to three shelters with trunks packed full of 100 new skateboards andmuch-needed donations with the goal of teaching migrant children the basics ofskateboarding.Grlswirl’s mission is dedicated to empowerment, liberation and community focusing onuniting women through skateboarding, empowering them to break gender boundariesand inspiring them to start a revolution through harnessing inclusivity and friendship.Through their philanthropy program, GrlSwirl mentored and taught young migrants inthe Tijuana shelters how to skate. They aimed to help the children build self-esteem andattempted to provide them respite the harsh realities they are facing ... to feel like kidsagain

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