The welcoming environments, supportive networks, and caring adults that afterschool programs offer are key protective factors for a range of issues including mental health, substance use, and eating disorders. Learn how afterschool makes an impact!
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.
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.
Get your kids involved in afterschool: Locate programs in your community and learn what to look for to identify high-quality programs.
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Afterschool programs are a perfect environment for mentoring of young people.
Bringing quality afterschool and summer learning programs to children and families in need.
Afterschool for All Challenge Part II: Making the CaseWednesday, Mar 4, 2020 Register
Elevating Afterschool During the 2020 Elections: Debuting the Election ToolkitTuesday, Feb 25, 2020 Watch
Afterschool for All Challenge Part I: Advocacy BasicsWednesday, Feb 19, 2020 Watch
Applying for the New York Life Foundation's 2020 Aim High Grants for Middle School OSTThursday, Dec 5, 2019 Watch
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.
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