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25 Elementary Schools Receive Playworks Power of Play Workshop Grants

Oakland, CA | News Story

In February 2017, Playworks teamed up with Let’s Move! Active Schools to provide grants for 25 elementary schools to benefit from a free Playworks Power of Play workshop. Nearly 150 schools submitted thoughtful applications expressing their interest and desire to learn more about safe and healthy play resulting in a difficult selection of this year’s grantees:

Budlong Elementary School – Illinois

C A Tatum Jr Elementary School – Texas

Campo Bello Elementary School – Arizona

Canyon View Elementary School – California

Carpenter Elementary School – North Carolina

Chicago International Charter School-Buckton – Illinois

Eastview Elementary School – Minnesota

Edgewood Intermediate School – Indiana

Emily B Williams Elementary School – Michigan

Forest Hill Elementary – Maryland

Forest Ridge Elementary School – Maryland

Jonas Salk Elementary School – Indiana

Jose De Escandon Elementary School – Texas

Lead Mine Elementary School – North Carolina

Manorhaven Elementary School – New York

Marion Elementary School – Texas

Montclair School of Academics-Enrichment - Colorado

Mount Washington Elementary School – California

Murdock Elementary School – Georgia

Ramblewood Elementary School – California

Section Elementary School – Wisconsin 

Thomas Finletter Elementary School – Pennsylvania

William M Finch Elementary School – Georgia

Westfield Elementary School – Utah

Zumbrota-Mazeppa Primary School – Minnesota

Want to promote safe, healthy play at your school?

Playworks is also offering a 10% discount on the Power of Play workshop for all Let's Move! Active Schools members. Facilitated by national trainers or regionally certified trainers, the half-day workshop introduces the importance of play and lays the foundation for creating a safe, healthy, and respectful environment for youth. 

About Playworks
Playworks is the leading national nonprofit leveraging the power of play to transform children's social and emotional health. Playworks currently serves more than 1,300 schools in 23 U.S. cities, and reaches more than 700,000 students directly and through professional training services. The nonprofit organization is changing school culture by leveraging the power of safe, fun, and healthy play at school every day. To learn more about the organization and how to bring safe and healthy play to your school visit www.playworks.org.