September 25, 2014

US Olympic Snowboarding & Freeskiing Coach Mike Jankowski Announces Laureus Foundation Support of Playworks ›

Laureus Sport for Good Foundation USA welcomed US Olympic Coach Mike Jankowski to its growing group of Ambassadors on Thursday, September 25th, at an event in Portland, Oregon. As his first act…

August 19, 2014

Back-to-School Signals Time to Think about Recess ›

National organization says safe and healthy recess critical to improving school climate; offers tips to help parents assess recess at their child’s school Oakland, CA, August 20, 2014 – With…

July 28, 2014

Playworks Comes to Georgia! ›

Playworks is extremely pleased to announce the opening of its newest region, Playworks Georgia. With senior staff hired and more folks on the way, the office has a home in Midtown…

June 16, 2014

Recess Rules by Jill Vialet ›

A novel book for kids ages 8-13 is on sale now.

June 10, 2014

Olympic Gold-Medal Swimmer Missy Franklin Wows Playworks Kids at Bay Area School ›

More than 150 students at Bayview Elementary School  in San Pablo had the time of their lives on Tuesday, June 4th, as four-time Olympic gold-medal swimmer Missy Franklin paid a…

March 12, 2014

Annual Report Available Online ›

More kids than ever had a place to belong, have fun and be part of the game at Playworks last year. Through our on-site programs and through training, more than…

February 27, 2014

Nominate a Young Peacemaker ›

Student peacemakers to be honored with fellowship for education and professional development through Peace First

February 6, 2014

Recess and Physical Activity on PBS NewsHour ›

PBS NewsHour featured the Playworks program in Indianapolis, Indiana

December 11, 2013

Spread Joy, Support Playworks ›

When kids experience play that is safe and inclusive, the joy of being a child shines through. It makes perfect sense. Kids can’t wait to jump into recess when they feel there’s…