About Playworks Maryland

All kids deserve the social, emotional, and physical benefits of play. We help schools and youth programs create healthy play environments where every child can join in.

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Founded in 1996, Playworks expanded to Maryland in 2005. Playworks Maryland serves low-income schools across Baltimore through our year-round, on-site support services. We’re also reaching thousands more students across Maryland through professional development workshops for schools and youth organizations.

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September 22, 2017

Danielle Marshall ›

Danielle Marshall is the executive director of Playworks Maryland. She brings over 20 years of experience in child development and nonprofit management. Danielle began her journey working as a program director for Jumpstart for Young Children, a nonprofit dedicated to improving…

September 22, 2017

Joy Lawson ›

Joy has made a career in developing programming that advances the ideas and capacity of young leaders. Most recently, she was Director at Young People For (YP4), a program of People For the American Way Foundation, where she trained more than…

September 22, 2017

AnDeneen Baldwin ›

AnDeneen joins Playworks with six years of experience supporting the effective design and implementation of financial development functions with specific roles focusing on stewardship of donors, stakeholder cultivation, events, marketing and communications, prospect management, and administration. She began her career…

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