What is play equity?
The primary focus of play equity is to create conditions that allow children to reach their full potential through engaging in unstructured play. Our goal is to help create a framework that allows children to reach their full potential, eliminating disparities in race, income, ability, geography, gender and sexual orientation.
We work to create positive relationships and partnerships with families, educators, leaders and community agencies to increase play opportunities for babies and young children.
Supplies for PreK Students in Wards 7 & 8
Unfortunately, not all schools in DCPS have been given the same supplies for distance learning. Some schools in Wards 7 & 8 are still without electronic devices and basic supplies and not all have the ability to purchase on their own. This Amazon list was compiled with direction from the Early Childhood Team at a school in Ward 8.
Serve Your City
Food and Friends
Resilient Communities DC
SERVE YOUR CITY
This nonprofit provides experiences and opportunities for at-risk D.C. students through programming and the support of volunteers. Tutoring, community events, and exposure to art and sport programs
Focused more on play space equity, this local organization works nationally to build playspaces and playgrouds through Community-led Builds.
Under 3 DC harnesses the voices and power of parents with young children, caregivers, and others to create transformative social change. Our efforts center on the people experiencing racial and economic injustice every day. We shine a spotlight on the need for more public investments to support families with infants and toddlers.