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"!


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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…

April 5, 2022

Golden State Warriors Community Foundation & Salesforce partner with Playworks ›

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!

March 30, 2022

Playworks Celebrates Women’s History Month ›

Playworks Northern California celebrates Women Leaders who have contributed to the Power of 25 years of Play. During this month, meet remarkable female leaders who strive to ensure that every student on the playground feels valued and heard. Throughout Southern California, these women have contributed to empowering students, especially young girls, to get in the…