The winner of the 2022 Lights On Afterschool poster contest is LEAP afterschool program at PS100x in the Bronx, New York! The winning artwork will be printed on 50,000 posters and sent to all registered Lights On Afterschool events.
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Explore Healthy Futures findings through this interactive data dashboard.
Key findings from the report, "Promoting Healthy Futures," translated into graphics and visually telling the story of what parents want and the role that afterschool programs play to support children's healthy development.Full infographic Social media versions
The 4th edition of America After 3PM provides a detailed account of children in the afterschool hours, identifying trends in participation, demand, experiences, and opportunities.
Afterschool programs continue to be a source of support to the children and families in their community as they adapt to the challenging circumstances and stressors created by the pandemic.
With billions in funding available for afterschool and summer enrichment, the American Rescue Plan presents a tremendous opportunity to support students' recovery.
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.
Changing perspectives. Shaping lives.
Afterschool programs are a perfect environment for mentoring of young people.
Bringing quality afterschool and summer learning programs to children and families in need.
Promoting healthy futures: Afterschool provides the supports parents want for children’s well-beingWednesday, Apr 13, 2022 Watch
Help Them Grow or Watch Them Go: Strategies for Supporting Staff WellnessThursday, Mar 17, 2022 Watch
Planning for a Game-Changing SummerThursday, Feb 24, 2022 Watch
How Out of School Time Programs can Help Families Claim the Expanded Child Tax CreditWednesday, Feb 2, 2022 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.
Need help speaking afterschool STEM-ish? The STEM HUB has quick start guides, resources & more.Visit the STEM HUB