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Clean, safe playgrounds are vital for fun and inclusive play!

Partnering with Harvard Alumni Association as part of their Global Month of Service, Playworks has organized a fun and important service project where we will work to revitalize the playground of World and Achieve Academy in Oakland.

We invite you to join Harvard alumni, Playworks staff, as well as students, families, and staff from World and Achieve Academy, during this service project, which is sure to leave a lasting, positive impact on the students for years to come.

When? Saturday, May 12 from 10 am to 2 pm

Where? World and Achieve Academy 1700 28th Avenue Oakland.

To learn more and join the fun, please call or email our Community Engagement Coordinator – VISTA, Ann: 510-239-7416. amccall@playworks.org

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