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District of Columbia 20008
Target demographics: We inspire mass action in support of the belief that play has purpose. We activate communities in order to increase the quality, quantity and access to play for local children.
Geographic areas served: Through the participation and leadership of communities across the country, all 50 states now have KaBOOM! playgrounds.
Over 1,500 KaBOOM!-led playspaces
Over 2,000 playspaces built through KaBOOM! do-it-yourself resources (such as trainings, grants, publications and online tools)
Over 5,600 registered KaBOOM! Playmakers
67 Playful Cities USA recognized in 2008!
Almost 4 MILLION children served!
KaBOOM!-led builds: playground construction projects that pair community leaders with funding partners who support the mission of KaBOOM!. These playgrounds are our hallmark, all-volunteer, done-in-a-day builds that serve as an achievable win for communities that need them most.
Do-It-Yourself Tools: online resources, including webinar trainings and publications for communities who are planning and building playspaces on their own.
National Campaign for Play: rallies individuals and communities to advocate for better public policy, funding and play awareness for increased play opportunities. The Playmaker Network helps individuals achieve results at the grassroots level, and the Playful City USA recognition program honors cities who create an agenda on play.