Small & Gutsy Features United Playaz

Written by Laura Wittcoff

Principal, Podcast Executive Producer. Dr. Laura Wittcoff is a Human Capital Expert who offers models of change to support organizational growth

February 21, 2021

It Takes the Hood to Save the Hood

United Playaz is a San Francisco-based violence prevention and youth development organization providing a comprehensive range of services to prepare vulnerable youth for higher education, employment, and healthy living within a safe, nurturing, and collaborative environment. United Playaz transforms the lives of students and staff while serving the community; they employ 80% formerly incarcerated individuals. 

You can listen to this episode at the bottom of the page or wherever you listen to podcasts.

You May Also Like…

Small & Gutsy Features Tennis for a Purpose

Small & Gutsy Features Tennis for a Purpose

Pablo Arraya recognized the need to serve others and 26 years ago, he opened the Arraya Tennis Academy, training many national champions and international players while providing over 120 tennis scholarships. From this effort, more recently, Tennis For a Purpose was born – its mission is to provide underprivileged youth with an athletic community and a positive environment encouraging responsibility, discipline, healthy habits and supports with college opportunities. 

Small & Gutsy Features 24th Street Theatre

Small & Gutsy Features 24th Street Theatre

Make-believe enhances our creativity and often builds the bridge between what we experience and how we feel and offers the opportunity to express those feelings and our curiosity about our world through play. Provocative theatre and arts education are mediums that provide the underpinnings of learning more about people and the world. Our featured organization sets the stage, literally, for young people and their families to have meaningful conversations about important issues that build character by actively engaging in and teaching many of life’s lessons.

Small & Gutsy Features e-NABLE

Small & Gutsy Features e-NABLE

Imagine what can happen when a group of very caring and very technically savvy individuals gets together to make others’ lives better? Real Magic happens. e-NABLE is an online global community of “Digital Humanitarian” volunteers who use their 3D printers to make their magic (free and low-cost prosthetic upper limb devices) for those in need.

0 Comments

Submit a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Subscribe To Our Newsletter

Join our mailing list to receive the latest updates from the Intrinsic Group and our Small & Gutsy podcast!

Thanks for subscribing! Thanks for Listening!