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Fairbanks North Star Borough School District

April 30, 2024

Alaska EdVenture Podcast 015: Empowering Play – Enhancing Recess with Playworks ›

Playworks PacNW’s Partner Experience Manager, Sam, joins the Alaska EdVenture podcast hosted by Superintendent Dr. Meinert, Fairbanks North Star Borough School District, and guest Becky Zaverl, Denali Elementary Principal, to…


March 28, 2024

Playworks Pacific Northwest hosts a family engagement night in Fairbanks ›

Playworks Pacific Northwest hosted a Family Engagement Night at Ryan Middle School. Assistant District Superintendent Kate LaPlaunt shares about their partnership with Playworks.

group of children smiling
group of children smiling


December 16, 2021

KATU2’s Season of Giving: Playworks Pacific Northwest ›

KATU is celebrating the Season of Giving, shining a spotlight on local organizations that need community support. Playworks Pacific Northwest program and partnership director Tami Daoud and senior program manager…

Let's Talk Portland: Playworks Pacific Northwest

October 23, 2020

Let’s Talk Portland Interview with Asia Wisecarver ›

Let’s Talk Portland interviews our very own Asia Wisecarver, Executive Director Playworks PacNW, to learn more about what we do, how we responded Covid19, and how Playworks PacNW will continue…

Eastmoreland Living

October 23, 2020

Playworks Featured in Eastmoreland Living, Making a Difference ›

Check out this Eastmoreland Living May edition article highlighting our impact in the community. Read about our continued efforts to ensure students have access to safe and healthy play and…

The 2020 Bud Award

September 28, 2020

Playworks Pacific Northwest Receives The 2020 Bud Award ›

Playworks increases access to athletic participation for kids at low-income elementary schools in Multnomah, Washington and Clackamas counties. They also engaged 300 students in their junior coach youth leadership program…