Playworks Serves on National Day of Service!

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Playworks served with Habitat For Humanity on the National Day of Service to help repaint houses and build a fence around an East Oakland low-income housing community. Check out some of the photos for that captured a day of giving back while having fun at the same time! If you're interested in volunteering with us, fill out our volunteer interest on

The Playworks crew

Caution: Men at work.


Bryant teaching Coach Phil the art and skill of painting.

The 'Inside Crew'

All smiles for Coach Jessica

Jonathan throwing up the peace sign as he grabs his morning coffee

Playworks has a name for this, we like to call it "teamwork"!


More Updates

January 12, 2023

Golden State Warriors Community Foundation & Salesforce partner with Playworks ›

We are grateful for our continued partnership with the Warriors Community Foundation and Salesforce during the 2022-2023 school year. With their support, Playworks Northern California has delivered safe and healthy play to over 41,200 elementary school children of promise this year! Check out this inspiring video showcasing our work together:      

A boy and girl holding basketballs on a playground.
A boy and girl holding basketballs on a playground.

November 16, 2022

2021-22 Annual Report ›

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…

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…