Powerful stories of how KABOOM! transforms communities across the country
By KABOOM! | September 21, 2022
Hispanic Heritage Month, observed annually from September 15th-October 15th, is a time set aside to celebrate the contributions, history, and culture of people from Mexico, the Caribbean, Central America, South America, and Spain.
By KABOOM! | May 11, 2022
The health and well-being of our kids is deeply connected to the places where they live and play. As the world nears the two-year mark of the COVID-19 pandemic, kids, much like adults, need outlets that relieve stress and provide social connection more than ever.
Racial Justice in Recreation: Lessons from Three Black Leaders in the Early Struggle for Playspace Equity
By KABOOM! | February 7, 2022
From the very beginning, Black leaders recognized the value of parks and playgrounds and advocated at all levels for investment in, and access to, these spaces.
By KABOOM! | January 21, 2022
Through the Play Everywhere Design Challenge, the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation and KABOOM! offer a pathway for communities across Western New York and Southeast Michigan to create safe, exciting places for kids to do what they do best: play.
Sparking Playful Learning Opportunities Everywhere is a Crucial Covid Recovery Strategy for Kids’ Mental Health
By KABOOM! | December 1, 2021
Integrating play into children’s everyday lives is fundamental to the development of the social-emotional, cognitive, and self-regulation skills that allow kids to manage increased stress from the pandemic.
By KABOOM! | November 15, 2021
Engaging teens is crucial to creating a space they can be truly excited to use, but also to build trust and collaboration with young community members, creating a more cohesive community in the long-term.