Started 2 petitions
Lights for Scalzi Skate Park
Scalzi Skate Park is the premier skateboarding place in all of Connecticut, and acts as a magnet, bringing in skaters from states like Vermont, Pennsylvania, New York and Massachusetts. The problem is that it resides in a well-lit park in the city of Stamford, Scalzi Park, yet it has no evening lighting, meaning that skateboarding is restricted according to the natural light of the sun. The Scalzi Originals Foundation wants to raise funds towards the purchase and placement of a light post. The Scalzi Originals Foundation focuses on strengthening communities and individuals in the United States of America, mainly through its direct 1:1 and group work with typical individuals and those with special needs, as well as taking on projects to revitalize community, like the creation and cultural maintenance of skateparks. Skateparks can, and routinely are non-political havens that welcome people of different ethnicities, religions, creeds, and social-economic backgrounds.
Building a skateboarding park
Building an official skateboard park with adjacent garden and fishing area for the San Juan residents of Punta Las Marias in Puerto Rico would create a non-political place of respite that can be enjoyed by generations of individuals and families. Skateboard parks bring people from different ethnicities, political views, and social-economic classes together as athletes, spectators, and simply people looking to get respite from urban life. Currently, there are ruins of an old structure in what is being used as an oceanside skateboarding area. Some of the remaining walls have been used as canvases for artists who have created a cultural setting in the area. There are no benches, trash or recycling bins, and upkeep is done informally by community residents. Dangerous rebar and broken concrete are existent, creating a hazard to those who use the park to skate, fish, or enjoy the scenery of the Atlantic ocean.