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US Play Coalition Newsletter

September 21, 2011

2013 Conference on the Value of Play: Taking Action!

This is a peer-reviewed conference, ensuring that presentations will be of the highest quality.  The last conference attracted more than 200 people from a range of disciplines – educators, parents, health professionals, landscape architects, playground designers, parks and recreation experts, and engaged citizens from across the country and the globe.

What you’ll take away from the conference:

  • New research from leading academics in the field.
  • Information on why play is such a crucial part of our life regardless of our age or ability
  • Actions and strategies to help incorporate play into our daily lives.
  • New connections with others focused on increasing awareness of the value of play.


Begin to meet and network with other 2013 Conference attendees by requesting to join our Facebook group. Request to join by clicking here or searching for "2013 Conference on the Value of Play Attendees"

To learn more about the 2013 Conference and the US Play coalition, please refer to the US Play Coalition's January 2013 newsletter.

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