About Playworks Texas

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

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September 22, 2017

Sheroo Mukhtiar ›

Sheroo Mukhtiar comes to Playworks Houston with more than 20 years of non-profit management experience. Sheroo holds a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, specializing in children- and women-oriented services and a Master’s degree in Social Work, majoring in Children and Youth…

September 28, 2017

Jeffrey Drozek-Fitzwater ›

Jeffrey started in nonprofit work while a student at Ohio University working at The Good Works Timothy House as a night supervisor. After graduating with a degree in history, he interned with Good Works full time, getting the opportunity to…

September 22, 2017

Grace Ifeanyichukwu ›

Grace Ifeanyichukwu is the program associate for Playworks Texas. A Dallas, Texas native, she attended the University of Houston in Houston, Texas and obtained her Bachelor of Arts in Sociology with a minor in Public Relations. Grace is passionate about…

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