On Monday, September 20th, Playworks Silicon Valley teamed up with the Sharks Foundation, San Jose Shark's Joe Pavelsko, and the Good Tidings Foundation. Special thanks to the Good Tidings Foundation who constructed a street hockey court at Franklin Elementary School in San Jose. With the project now complete, Pavelsko was joined by teammates to battle the 15 Jr. Coaches in a game of street hockey. Big high fives and thanks also go to the Sharks Foundation and players for coming out and having fun with children at Franklin Elementary School.
November 16, 2022
We are excited to share with you a look back at everything we accomplished in the 2021-2022 program year. It was a year focused on rebuilding after the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and we are proud to share that we served 41,200 students in the Northern California Region. We are thankful for your continued…
July 28, 2022
“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…
April 5, 2022
Check out this inspiring video showcasing Playworks Northern California’s continued partnership with the Warriors Community Foundation and Salesforce during the 2021-22 school year. Playworks has delivered safe and healthy play to over 30,000 elementary school children of promise in Northern California this year. We are grateful for their support of this important work!