Summer during COVID will not look like the summers of the past, but parents will still need safe, supervised places for their kids and children will still need enrichment, recreation, and time outdoors.

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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:

From Prevention to Diversion: The Role of Afterschool in the Juvenile Justice System

Thursday, Jun 4, 2020 Watch

Virtual Town Hall: #Afterschoolworks to Support Learning & Recovery

Thursday, May 28, 2020 Watch

Afterschool and Summer Programs Support Learning and Recovery

Tuesday, May 26, 2020 Watch

Facing Inequity with Youth and Families During the COVID-19 Era

Thursday, May 7, 2020 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.

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