All kids deserve the social, emotional, and physical benefits of play. We help schools and youth programs create healthy play environments where every child can join in.
Founded in 1996, Playworks expanded to Pennsylvania in 2010. Playworks Pennsylvania serves low-income schools across Philadelphia through our year-round, on-site support services. We’re also reaching thousands more students across Pennsylvania through professional development workshops for schools and youth organizations.
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December 5, 2022
Devin grew up in an environment where play was used as a means to develop prosocial and emotional skills. Following in the footsteps of her father, she began using play…
Born in Ecuador and raised in South Jersey, Josh first came to the city of Philadelphia to study at Drexel University. Upon graduating with a bachelors in Mechanical Engineering he…
February 6, 2023
Charles, or Chuck as he prefers, is a fun-loving, active who’s personality is as big as his voice. With over 10 years of management experience and over 4 years of…
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