Episode 36 – How It Happened: Long Beach, CA with Mike Donelon

On this episode we chat with Mike Donelon from Long Beach, CA, as well as ASK Ambassadors Apinya Imon and Jose Poncho Aguilar. Mike created Action Sports Kids to serve the youth in Long Beach while advocating for proper public skate space in the area. A legend in the game, listen and learn the ropes of effective skatepark advocacy and youth programming.

Learn more about Mike and ASK Long Beach using the links below:

Check out Action Sports Kids Long Beach here: http://www.asklongbeach.org/

Their Facebook page here: https://www.facebook.com/ASKLongBeach/

Mike’s Facebook page is here: https://www.facebook.com/mike.donelon

Follow Mike on Twitter: https://twitter.com/mikedonelon   Special thanks to Mike, Apinya and Poncho for their help with this episode.

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You can also email the hosts directly at podcast@skatepark.org.