More than 1 million Americans celebrate Lights On Afterschool at 8,000+ events across the country.
The New York City skyline will light up for afterschool programs on October 20, 2016, as the Empire State Building glows yellow in honor of Lights On Afterschool.
Launched in October 2000, Lights On Afterschool is the only nationwide event celebrating afterschool programs and their role in keeping kids safe, inspiring them to learn and helping working families. The effort has become a hallmark of the afterschool movement and annually sees more than 1 million Americans celebrate at more than 8,000 events nationwide.
Tell us how you plan to celebrate! When you register your event as an official Lights on Afterschool celebration, you’ll receive an event starter kit, which includes 10 free posters to help you promote your event, and make you eligible for cool prizes each week.