Playworks Detroit Four Square Challenge 2012

  1. Updates

Playworks Detroit is proud to present a Four Square Challenge, a fundraiser to benefit healthy recess and play in low income schools in Detroit.  Local celebrities from media, community leaders, sports, politics, and entertainment will be on hand to play a game of foursquare with event attendees.  There are no winners or losers, just a chance to have fun with friends and family, while raising money to support an important cause.  The event will feature a 50-50 raffle, giveaways by sponsors, music, and food and drinks available for purchase from Bert’s Market Place restaurant in the Eastern Market.

Save the date: May, 2012

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January 10, 2023

Understanding the Complex Simplicities of Play ›

Play is a behavior that is natural and has existed for thousands of years and across species. It combines a set of made-up rules or norms and a willingness to explore. Researchers, scientists, and doctors have studied the effects of play on kids–and adults–and understand that this natural behavior has tremendous benefits. As the American…

three people with Playworks shirts
three people with Playworks shirts

July 28, 2022

A year of social and emotional learning ›

“You can’t do SEL, trauma, or equity work without each other,” Jennette Claassen, Head of Evaluation, Playworks. As Playworks continued to progress on our equity journey, we explored a critical question: what are the intersections between play, social and emotional learning, physical activity, and trauma? A working group focused on this question decided, among other…

August 24, 2021

Playworks Founder Jill Vialet Publishes ‘Why Play Works’ ›

Play brings out the best in every kid. Over the course of 25 years since Jill Vialet founded Playworks, she and her colleagues, as well as researchers and play experts, have demonstrated precisely how and why play works to help kids learn and grow in the most positive and healthy ways. Jill gathered stories from people…