October 2, 2019

Angelique Throws Kindness Around (like confetti) ›

Angelique has been a cheerful student at Bayard Taylor Elementary School since she was in Kindergarten. Last year, with the encouragement from her friends and family, she became a Playworks Junior Coach at her school. Once a month, Angelique and a few of her classmates go to the neighborhood food bank to help people who…

January 4, 2019

Why Playworks? with Coach Brigit ›

We recently interviewed Coach Brigit to learn why she decided to work with Playworks.  Here is what she had to say: “I came to Playworks because of my love for physical activity and the firm belief that physical activity coupled with the power of play have a unique ability to teach lifelong lessons and skills…

January 4, 2019

Aishe’s Junior Coach Goals Extend Beyond the Playground ›

Aishe is a 6th-grade student from Philadelphia Montessori Charter School who took some time to explain why she became a Junior Coach: “I love working with younger children and teaching different games. Coach K teaches us a lot of new things and how to solve problems using ro sham bo! I also like that we…