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Are you looking to give back to the community and our youth? Why not join our Advisory Board? We are looking to have five new energetic and passionate members join our board by June 2020!

Come out to our fundraising night at Pour Taproom to learn more about the benefits of being on the Playworks NC Advisory Board. You will be able to meet some of our current board members and current Playworks coaches while having a great time enjoying a night out before the holidays!
Unable to make it out to Pour Taproom or want more information? Reach out to Associate Director Janelle Averill at janelle.averill@playworks.org.

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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…

March 25, 2021

Top 6 Games to Play Physically Distant with No Equipment ›

As more and more schools transition back to in-person learning, we know educators are looking for games that are physically-distant and don’t require equipment. The need for play is more important than ever due to the isolation that our kids have endured during COVID-19. Play encourages creativity, flexibility, teamwork, and other critical social skills. We’ve…