Celebrating AmeriCorps Week 2017!

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Pictured: AmeriCorps Coaches Huff, Mo, and O line up to play snowball alley. 

Each year during AmeriCorps Week, Playworks takes the opportunity to thank our AmeriCorps members and highlight the incredible impact they make in the schools and communities they serve. Playworks Georgia will celebrate AmeriCorps Week from March 4–11 by sharing photos of our members #GettingThingsDone, great stories from the Playground, and interesting #DidYouKnow facts on social media! Follow us on your favorite platform and check out the extraordinary work our members do every day.

    

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December 4, 2019

Oregon State University Study Finds High-Quality Recess Positively Impacts Student Behaviors ›

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Playworks Named 2019 Top-Rated Nonprofit ›

Playworks is proud to receive the 2019 Top-Rated Award by GreatNonprofits, the leading provider of user reviews about nonprofit organizations. “Playworks is a great example of a nonprofit making a real difference in their community,” said Perla Ni, CEO of GreatNonprofits. “Their award is well-deserved recognition not only of their work, but the tremendous support…