City of Chicago Announces 100,000th Participant of Playstreets

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The City of Chicago announced that Mayleen Estrada is the 100,000th participant of Playstreets Chicago at Brighton Park Elementary School. Mayleen Estrada is a fourth grader who loves the color red and learning math at school. “My favorite thing about the playground is the monkey bars,” says Estrada. Playstreets is bringing together dozens of community groups to host more than a dozen events to encourage children and their families to get out and play. In its sixth year, Playstreets continues to expand its reach. This year, more than 150 Playstreets events are already scheduled in 23 neighborhoods across Chicago Auburn Gresham, Austin, Belmont Cragin, Brighton Park, Chicago Lawn, East and West Garfield Park, Englewood, Gage Park, Grand Boulevard, Humboldt Park, Kenwood, Logan Square, Lower West Side, Near North Side, Near West Side, North Lawndale, Rogers Park, Roseland, South Chicago, South Shore, Uptown, Washington Park and Woodlawn. For a full schedule of Playstreets events, visit

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