Held at Shirakawa Elementary in San Jose, 18 teams of approximately 8-10 girls each, came together for a day of flag football! Our AmeriCorps members did a great job both coaching and reffing for this event, in which all participants got a chance to play the game, meet someone new from another school, and exert some energy! It was apparent from the abundance of smiles, that everyone had a great time!
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!
March 30, 2022
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…