Promoting a Healthy Community: Oakland Playground Painting Service Project

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Clean, safe playgrounds are vital for fun, inclusive play! Partnering with the Stanford University Alumni Association’s Beyond the Farm Service Day, Playworks Oakland/East Bay has organized a fun, and important service project revitalizing the outdoor play fields at Franklin Elementary.

We invite you to join Stanford alums, Playworks staff, student families and the school’s administration in this service project, which is sure to leave a lasting, positive impact on the students for years to come.

Saturday, May 14, 2011 – 9am-1pm
Franklin Elementary – 915 Foothill Blvd. Oakland, CA

To sign-up/For more information, click here.

Is your business or organization looking for meaningful service opportunities that also support team-building? Contact Steve Fox, East Bay Development Manager, for more information on how our employee volunteerism opportunities are making a simple, positive investment in lives of our community’s children!

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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…

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!