AmericanTown’s Heroes: Jamila Larson Understands the Value of Play

Jamila Larson is a child advocate who believes that play is essential to a child’s health and happiness. Since 2009 she has been the Executive Director of the Playtime Project, an organization that provides a safe and nurturing environment for children who are homeless or in transition.

Jamila started working with the children as a volunteer in 2003 when the Playtime Project was born out of a desire to address the needs of 20 children living in a local homeless shelter. 

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Article source: http://www.americantowns.com/dc/washington/news/americantowns-heroes-jamila-larson-understands-the-value-of-play-13003312

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