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Play Captains in the News
Captains Lead Summer Fun, Philadelphia Inquirer
Alejandro A. Avlvarez, July, 2021
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By Emily Rizzo, July 12, 2021

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Teenagers in Philadelphia are hoping to help their younger counterparts have fun while staying safe at the same time. The "Play Captain" program sees teenagers supervise young children as they play outside in at-risk neighborhoods. (Published Thursday, Aug 1, 2019 | Credit: Miguel Martinez-Valle)
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Capitanes de juego motivan a los más pequeños

El programa "Play Captains" intenta motivar a los niños a salir a la calle a jugar, mientras que adolescentes pueden aprender a ser mejores líderes cuidando y ayudando a los menores. (Publicado jueves 1 de agosto de 2019 | Crédito: TELEMUNDO 62)

Playstreets of Wonder program helps kids get a leg up on summer learning.
Over the past summer months, Play Captains from Fab Youth Philly and staff from the Free Library of Philadelphia, along with officers from the Police Athletic League have visited these streets to offer children guided reading, games and activities. 
By Julia Boyd On 07/16/2019
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