2022 Lights On Poster Contest Winner

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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Promoting Healthy Futures

DATA DASHBOARD


Explore Healthy Futures findings through this interactive data dashboard.

HEALTHY FUTURES INFOGRAPHICS


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.

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HEALTHY FUTURES PRESS MATERIALS


Find communications materials on Afterschool Alliance's new report, as well as resources to help share data with your networks.

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America After 3PM


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 & Summer in the Time of COVID-19


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.

Policy, resources, & data

American Rescue Plan


With billions in funding available for afterschool and summer enrichment, the American Rescue Plan presents a tremendous opportunity to support students' recovery.

Afterschool programs keep kids safe, inspire them to learn and help working families. For every child in a program, three 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:

Promoting healthy futures: Afterschool provides the supports parents want for children’s well-being

Wednesday, Apr 13, 2022 Watch

Help Them Grow or Watch Them Go: Strategies for Supporting Staff Wellness

Thursday, Mar 17, 2022 Watch

Planning for a Game-Changing Summer

Thursday, Feb 24, 2022 Watch

How Out of School Time Programs can Help Families Claim the Expanded Child Tax Credit

Wednesday, Feb 2, 2022 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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