New play yard at Oakland’s Community School for Creative Education.

Community School for Creative EducationCommunity School, in partnership with KaBOOM! and Jet Blue Airways, harnessed the energy of over 300 volunteers to build a state-of-the-art playground at their new sit. The process involved collaboratively designing the playground, recruiting volunteers, and then assembling a range of structures. The actual build was accomplished in only one day!

The Community School for Creative Education envisions a future in which all children have access to quality education; all children experience success in community and career; and youth voices contribute in valued and meaningful ways to the success of a thriving, equitable, and multicultural society.

KaBOOM! is a national non-profit organization dedicated to saving play. Since 1996, KaBOOM! has used its innovative community-build model to bring together business and community interests to construct more than 2,100 new places to play across North America.

Press Coverage: http://www.sacbee.com/2012/08/16/4731278/jetblue-airways-and-kaboom-embark.html