About Playworks Michigan

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 Michigan in 2010. Playworks Michigan serves low-income schools across Detroit through our year-round, on-site support services. We’re also reaching thousands more students across Michigan through professional development workshops for schools and youth organizations.

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September 22, 2017

Angela Rogensues ›

Angela Rogensues has served Playworks Michigan since 2012 as Program Director focused on expanding Playworks programming and training services beyond the City of Detroit. Rogensues’ resume includes over a decade of experience in the nonprofit sector working in Illinois, California,…

September 28, 2017

Gregory comes to Playworks with over 17 years of experience in education. He attended elementary schools in Pine Bluff, Arkansas where he had recess 3–4 times a day. After graduating from high school, Gregory went on to obtain his bachelor’s…

September 22, 2017

Maria Carr ›

Maria comes to the Playworks Michigan office with an array of fundraising and event planning experience. She is an alumna of Michigan State University with a degree in political science. After College she went off to work in politics for…

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