Professional Skateboarder Karl Watson hosts The Hood Games benefiting his nonprofit organization Karl’s Kauses Inc.
San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) July 13, 2011
Skateboarding fans of all ages are invited to attend the Hood Games on Saturday July 23, 2011 at the African American Culture Complex in San Francisco. Karl’s Kauses Inc, a nonprofit youth focused initiative, has teamed up with California Skate Parks, Shred and Butter within SF Recreation and Parks and vitaminwater to produce a one of kind skateboarding infused community celebration. The day-long event will run from 10am until 9pm and is free for all ages. Daytime activities include skateboarding demos featuring world-renowned skate pros, live back to back performances showcasing hip hop master Farshawn and Martin Luther from the Roots, food, games and more. Special invited celebrity guests include: Terry Kennedy, Stevie Williams, Karl Watson, Nyjah Huston, Quentin Scott (Oakland Raiders), Vernon Davis (49ers), Rob Young and more.
The Hood Games was founded in 2005 by artistic designer K-Dubb and is designed to bring together kids of all backgrounds to celebrate their love and passion for the arts and skateboarding. Karl’s Kauses Inc. is a comprehensive nonprofit supplemental education and youth development organization that targets youths in surrounding communities developing their intellectual curiosity, academic ability, social values and personal empowerment through skateboarding. Karl’s Kauses Inc. identifies youths from all ages and supports them until graduation with programming centered on skateboarding. As a special treat for Hood Games attendees, through his custom clothing company called Organika, Karl will giveaway10 handcrafted longboards.
Immediately following the Hood Games is the 1st annual Skate to Couture fashion show benefitting Karl’s Kauses Inc. The show will feature the world’s top skate clothing lines including LRG, Organika, DGK, Elements, Young and Reckless, Fly Society, 9 Five Eyewear, D-structured, Nomadic and many more. The fashion show is invitation only and will feature a special acoustic performance from esteemed soul musician Martin Luther and The Miracles.
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About Karl’s Kauses Inc.
Karl’s Kauses Inc. supports at-risk youth from all ages with skateboarding workshops and demonstrations as a positive outlet. Founded and incorporated in 2011 by Karl Watson and Robert Ferguson, Karl’s Kauses Inc. is based in San Francisco and implements programming through San Francisco’s Park and Recreational Department.
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