About Playworks Colorado

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

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September 22, 2017

Andrea Woolley ›

Andrea began her nonprofit career in 1999 going door to door raising funds and increasing awareness for the Rape Assistance and Awareness program. Falling in love with the nonprofit sector she realized that being an Executive Director was her highest professional…

September 22, 2017

“Mo” Mariam Abdullah ›

Mariam Abdullah or “Mo” is a four-year recess rock star from Atlanta, Georgia and AmeriCorps alum. After three years as a Program Coordinator followed by a year as a Site Coordinator in Playworks DC, Mo is excited to step into…

September 22, 2017

Kelly Moses ›

Kelly began his career in the nonprofit sector after college. After graduating from the University of Wisconsin as a Flagship Language Scholar, he returned home to serve as an AmeriCorps member in Rochester, NY. After two years of AmeriCorps service…

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