October 23, 2019

Playworks Southern California Impact Report 2018-2019 ›

Playworks Southern California is pleased to present this impact report highlighting our programs and services during the 2018-19 school year! For more information, please contact Celeste Soto at celeste.soto@playworks.org. For…

Los Angeles Wave

September 30, 2019

Playworks Provides Personalized Programs For Child’s Play ›

Playworks currently brings a collaborative playtime to more than 19 different school districts across Southern California and 91 elementary schools. At each of these schools, children gain the benefits of…

LA84 Foundation

April 5, 2019

LA84 Foundation Awards Playworks Southern California to Support Basketball and Soccer Leagues ›

We are honored to partner with LA84 Foundation so more kids can play in developmental basketball and soccer sports leagues, develop skills, have a positive team experience, and learn good…

March 22, 2019

Playworks Earned a 2019 Gold Seal of Transparency ›

Playworks just earned a 2019 Gold Seal by adding information to our Nonprofit Profile on GuideStar. Now our community members as well as 10+ million GuideStar users can find in-depth…

March 6, 2019

A Playground Story from 52nd Street Elementary ›

Emily Barbee, Assistant Principal at 52nd Street Elementary School, LAUSD says,  “A 3rd grade girl was often leaving the classroom, getting into fights with peers. Because of some of the…

March 5, 2019

Coach Hoops’ Story From the Playground ›

Skai Thompson, “Coach Hoops” at 52nd Street Elementary School, LAUSD says, “I have a 3rd grader in a special learning class. He was always just really angry and when his…

March 4, 2019

Junior Coach Takes the Lead on the Playground ›

As a Playworks’ Junior Coach, Josiah Pedroza is practically a pro by now. He’s in fifth grade, and this is his third year as a Junior Coach where he helps…

February 27, 2019

Always Reaching Higher: Coach Hoops at 52nd Street Elementary ›

It’s not every day that a Playworks #AmeriCorps Coach is honored by the Los Angeles Lakers, complete with a basketball clinic hosted by legendary forward A.C. Green. Then again, being…

Alhambra Unified School District press release

February 25, 2019

Students at Northrup Elementary Reaping the Benefits of Playworks Program ›

Playworks is helping students develop social, emotional, and physical skills to support academic focus and participation. What looks like play is transforming Alhambra USD elementary school campuses. At Northrup, Playworks…