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October 25, 2016
A tightly wound spring, a ball atop a hill, a newly planted seed, or a young child in a swing asking “Higher! Higher!”: our intentions to bring out the best in children hold a similar... »
October 25, 2016
Playworks knows how hard principals work every day. In honor of National Principals Month, we want to give you a much-deserved break with pictures of adorable, active pets! Relieve some... »
Former Playworker Imani Sims is making a difference in the classroom with Teach For America
October 24, 2016
After graduating from Kalamazoo College, Imani Sims knew she wanted to become a leader in her home city of Detroit. She was inspired by the Playworks mission and, in 2014, became a... »
Four steps to take to stop bullying in our schools and communities before it starts.
October 13, 2016
No child should have to experience bullying at school or at home. In order to end these stories, we must both put a stop to bullying when it occurs and stop bullying before it even starts.... »
Helping kids experience mindfulness in culturally relevant ways
October 12, 2016
JG Larochette came to work for Playworks during its Sports4Kids days and ultimately went on to become a teacher, starting as a sub at the Richmond, CA elementary school where he had been a... »