Rock Star Recess & Real Players Don’t Bully 2016

  1. Updates

It’s Bullying Prevention Awareness Month and at Playworks we know that real players don’t bully! Join the conversation online at #realplayersdontbully to help get safe and healthy play into more schools.

Congratulations to Haley Pilot school in Massachusettswinner of the Rock Star Recess concert from Forever In Your Mind.  Check out pictures of the concert event on social media.

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Check out real players on social media including Lizzie Velasquez, Forever in Your Mind, Sunny Mabry, Ethan EmbryJulie Foudy, Rebecca ZamoloJen Widerstorm, USC Trojans, Andrew McCutchen, Detroit Lions, Wiz Khalifa, and E! News posted the above Playworks video featuring Amari and Amir O’Neil.  See their Amir and Amari’s instagram post.

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