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    A Summer with KABOOM!

    This summer, KABOOM! had the privilege of hosting a University of Delaware Biden Institute summer intern, Grace Mahony. Grace is beginning her junior year this…

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    Why We Need Close to Home Outdoor Recreation Alternatives

    Learn more about the legislation Congress is considering to increase access to nature and public spaces. While parks and access to nature are critically important…

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    Mapping Playground Access in Philadelphia

    KABOOM! recently partnered with Vanguard Strong Start for Kids and Childcare Aware of America (CCAoA) to understand the landscape of playspace equity in Philadelphia for…

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    Why Mandatory Recess Policies Are Needed

    Lysa Ratliff, KABOOM!’s CEO, is serving as an At-Large Member of Maryland Governor-Elect Wes Moore’s Transition Team. Read the comments she submitted to the incoming…

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    Uvalde: Community Healing Through Community Service

    After the unthinkable tragedy at Robb Elementary School on May 24, 2022 the City of Uvalde, KABOOM!, and the Archewell Foundation to joined together to…

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    Good Things (Can) Take Time

    A passion project nearly 20 years in the making, this summer’s collaboration with the Police Athletic League of Wilmington (PALW) and Discover to help answer…

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    Playgrounds are a Bipartisan Issue

    What the 2022 midterm elections mean for KABOOM’s advocacy work. Playgrounds are a bipartisan issue, which is a good thing now there is a divided…

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    Working with DigDeep to meet the critical needs of kids

    In celebration of the rich heritage, culture and contributions of the Hispanic community, we are honored to highlight the inspiring story of this resilient Mexican-American…