In the News


July 22, 2019

How SEL transformed our school ›

SEL has helped a DC Dean of Students to promote a safer, more loving and joyous school  family environment, and has truly transformed the school. By partnering with Playworks,  Langley Elementary has experienced a large shift in promoting a positve, safe and meaningful recess environment.

November 28, 2018

Playworks of Greater Washington DC and Politicians Unite to Stand Up for Inclusion ›

Nonprofit Honors Local Community Advocates to Show Real Players Don’t Bully Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018 Playworks and Google celebrated the culmination of Playworks’ anti-bullying month Real Players Don’t Bully Campaign over breakfast with an in-depth panel. Seventy five corporate and civic leaders, representatives from DC Public Schools, and representatives from Congress united to discuss bullying…

November 14, 2018

Playworks DMV at the Renowned Catalogue for Philanthropy’s Annual Gala, “Inspiration to Action” ›

As a Catalogue Alumnus, Playworks of Greater Washington DC was incredibly honored to present at the renowned Catalogue for Philanthropy’s annual gala, Inspiration to Action on October 29, 2018. Our performance demonstrated the transformative powers of play by using Playworks games as well as our banana cheer. We featured our Junior Coaches, Ivone and Haneefah, Principal Norah…

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October 24, 2018

Washington Wizards Kelly Oubre, Jr.’s Real Players Don’t Bully Message ›

October is #NationalBullyingPreventionMonth and Washington Wizards Kelly Oubre, Jr. is joining Playworks in D.C. to remind everyone that #RealPlayersDontBully and #ItsCoolToBeKind.


March 16, 2018

Do More 24 ›

Local non-profits,  including Playworks of Greater Washington D.C., are getting ready for one of the biggest fund-raising days of the year.  “Do More 24” is a day-long United Way organized event designed to help bring awareness to 501(c)(3) organizations in Maryland, Virginia and D.C. From 12 p.m. on May 17 to 12 p.m. on May 18,…