The Learning Goal
Play Everywhere Philly sites will promote adult-child interactions that support language and literacy. Community members will work with experts to design playful learning spaces that address the goals of local residents. Collaboration between the Play Everywhere team, community organizations, and residents will ensure that playful learning will be culturally relevant and meaningful to each area’s children.
16 sites were awarded funding for this project from 43 submitted ideas. The organizations and projects selected for this inaugural project were…
Belmont Alliance Civic Association
Philadelphia Chinatown Development Corporation
Clay, Play, Read
The Clay Studio
Habitat for Humanity &
Brewerytown Sharswood Neighborhood Coalition
Everybody Plays Town Center
Nationalities Service Center of Philadelphia
Frankford Community Development Corporation
Gardens Abuzz at Corinthian Gardens
Friends of Eastern State Penitentiary Park
Rhythm Babies, LLC
Herencia Ancestral Interactive Mural
Puentes De Salud
Lil’ Philly Safety Village
Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia
Lucien E. Blackwell Playwalk
Philadelphia Housing Authority
Center for Aquatic Sciences
Past Present Future Play
Philadelphia City Planning Commission
The Play District
People for People, Inc.
Philadelphia Parks and Recreation
PLLAN joins KABOOM! and the Community Design Collaborative in providing technical assistance to support the community design process. The Temple Infant and Child Lab will gather information about how children and adults use these sites.
Play Everywhere Philly is funded by the William Penn Foundation.