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18 Children’s Books Celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage

Each May we celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month to recognize the contributions of individuals and groups of Asian and Pacific Islander descent to the United States. We've put together a list of children's books that feature and center AAPI voices, cultures, and experiences to help your [...]

Playful News May

Championing Heroes and Change Makers Superheroes have taken center stage in American culture for decades, creating an endless genre of comic books, tv shows, movies, toys, festivals, and fanbases. Most of us have a favorite superhero - and even a favorite villain. But in the absence of superpowers [...]

OSTI Through the Years: Growing Student Access to Expanded Learning Programs in Pierce County

Over the last decade, organizations and thought leaders in Tacoma and across Pierce County have worked tirelessly to improve accessibility and quality of Expanded Learning Opportunities (ELO) for the city’s children and youth. At the heart of this work is equity, as it aims first and foremost to deliver [...]

Playful News April

Monthly Theme: Honoring Children and Youth When we think about the children and youth in our lives, likely many of the conversations we have with them are focused on the future. “What do you want to be when you grow up?” “When you’re older you’ll be better at [...]

Playful News March

Monthly Theme: Nurturing Change Change can be tough. Too often, fear fills our minds with doubt and makes taking the first step toward change or growth seem more daunting than it actually is. Fear can come from many different sources, like fear of failure, fear of the unknown, [...]

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