Improving access to girls sports through our Girls Basketball Extravaganza

On May 14, 2022, Playworks New England hosted our Girl’s Basketball Extravaganza. Over 80 elementary aged girls from Playworks schools across Boston gathered at the Boston Center for Youth and Families’ Recreation Center in Madison Park for the one day event, with the goal of learning the fundamentals of basketball. When the players arrived, they…

https://www.playworks.org/new-england/2022/05/20/improving-access-to-girls-sports-through-our-girls-basketball-extravaganza/

First Ever Arizona State Capitol Rock, Paper, Scissors Tournament!

Fun lunch time getaway had by all who joined Playworks for a game of rock, paper, scissors at the Arizona State Capitol on May 16, 2022. “The Grand Canyon State modeled true bipartisan leadership this week thru a lively round of Rock Paper Scissors at the State Capitol,” Playworks Arizona Advisory Board Member Emily Anne…

https://www.playworks.org/arizona/2022/05/19/first-ever-arizona-state-capitol-rock-paper-scissors-tournament/

Rock Paper Scissors Tournament at the Arizona State Capitol

PRESS RELEASE WHAT: Get ready to play in a Rock Paper Scissors Tournament at a free, live event at the Arizona State Capitol on Monday, May 16th from 12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m. at Rose Garden, 1700 W Washington St. Phoenix, AX 85007. When you play in this tournament, you’ll be joining Playworks community members–kids…

https://www.playworks.org/arizona/2022/05/16/rock-paper-scissors-tournament-at-the-arizona-state-capitol/

Deputy secretary of education visits Aurora

U.S. Deputy Secretary of Education Cindy Marten visited Clyde Miller P-8 on Wednesday to see how emergency relief funds are being used in local districts.  With an eye on mental health efforts, Aurora Public Schools is partnering with Playworks and other fantastic organizations to support our students in Colorado. U.S. Deputy Secretary of Education Cindy…

https://denvergazette.com/news/education/deputy-secretary-of-education-visits-aurora/article_62d0f060-cbda-11ec-a2c7-8b3961f5f9d3.html

Deputy secretary of education visits Aurora Public Schools with eye on mental health efforts

U.S. Deputy Secretary of Education Cindy Marten and Playworks CEO Elizabeth Cushing joined Playworks Colorado on Wednesday to see our partnership with Aurora Public Schools in action. While the weather forced us inside, the rain didn’t stop Coach Jack from facilitating an engaging recess with games like RoShamBo (Rock Paper Scissors) Rockstar and RoShamBo Evolution.

https://sentinelcolorado.com/orecent-headlines/deputy-secretary-of-education-visits-aurora-public-schools-with-eye-on-mental-health-efforts/