We met the challenge

You out-did yourselves! More than 200 in-person meetings on Capitol Hill and 8,000 calls and emails to Congress. And it's not over yet—there's still time to add your voice!
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Afterschool programs keep kids safe, inspire them to learn and help working families. For every child in a program, two are waiting to get in. We're working to change that.

Latest Research

America After 3PM spans a decade of data chronicling how children spend the hours between 3 and 6 p.m. — the hours after school ends and before parents typically return home from work.

Afterschool Snack

The afterschool blog on the latest research, resources, funding and policy on expanding quality afterschool and summer learning programs for children and youth. Read the latest.

In My Community

Get your kids involved in afterschool: Locate programs in your community and learn what to look for to identify high-quality programs.

Afterschool Issues:

Summer Learning Program Recruitment Best Practices

Thursday, May 10, 2018 Register

Déjà Vu: The President’s Budget Eliminates Afterschool Funding. What Happens Now?

Wednesday, Apr 11, 2018 Watch

Exploring the Environment in Afterschool

Thursday, Mar 29, 2018 Watch

State-Level Strategies for Bridging Schools & Afterschool in ESSA

Wednesday, Feb 28, 2018 Watch

Afterschool STEM HUB

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics.

Even though everyday life surrounds us with obvious STEM applications, it can still be challenging to make the case for meaningful reforms in STEM learning. It's harder still when it comes to afterschool settings.

Need help speaking afterschool STEM-ish? The STEM HUB has quick start guides, resources & more.

Visit the STEM HUB