AFTERSCHOOL IN

Indiana


Afterschool programs in Indiana keep kids safe, inspire learning, and give working parents peace of mind. Kids discover who they are and what they love to do, make smart choices, and avoid risky behaviors.

Unmet demand for afterschool and summer programs in Indiana is high

229k

In 2019, 229,165 children (20%) would have been enrolled in a summer program if one were available to them.

Afterschool programs are supporting kids and families in Indiana

Kids in afterschool enjoy a wide range of benefits, and parents and families benefit too:

78%

Keeping kids safe and out of trouble

83%

Helping kids build life skills

84%

Giving working parents peace of mind

68%

Engaging in STEM learning

Indiana parents strongly support afterschool

90%

of parents support public funding for afterschool

21st Century Community Learning Centers are the only federal funded before-school, afterschool, and summer learning programs.

TODAY

FY 2021

19,652*

of kids enrolled in Indiana afterschool attend a 21st CCLC program

$19,652,172

in federal funds supports 21st CCLC programs statewide

PROPOSED BUDGET

FY 2022

21,227

kids served in Indiana

$21,227,264

to Indiana

Learn more about 21st Century Community Learning Centers

* This figure is an Afterschool Alliance calculation based on the state-allocated 21st CCLC funding and a program cost of $1,000 per child. The program cost per child is an Afterschool Alliance estimation based on the Department of Education's per-student expenditures for: (1) all students attending 21st CCLC programs and (2) students who regularly attend 21st CCLC programs.

Learn More about Afterschool in Indiana

Indiana Contacts

NETWORK
AMBASSADORS
CAUCUS
VISTA

The statewide afterschool network is working to ensure that all kids have access to high-quality afterschool and summer learning programs.

Lakshmi Hasanadka
Indiana Afterschool Network
445 N Pennsylvania St.
Suite 945
Indianapolis, IN 46204
lhasanadka@indianaafterschool.org
http://www.indianaafterschool.org/

AMBASSADORS work to ensure that all kids have access to high-quality afterschool and summer learning programs.

Ambassador Emeritus
Desiree Frederick
Boys & Girls Club of Huntington County
608 E. State Street
Huntington, IN 46750
260-359-1750
desiree@bgchuntington.com

Ambassador Emeritus
Milele Kennedy
City of Indianapolis Department of Parks and Recreation
1502 W. 16th Street
Indianapolis, IN 46202
(317) 327-7466
milele.kennedy@indy.gov

Ambassador Emeritus
Dan Diehl
Diehl Evaluation and Consulting Services, Inc.
123 NW Fourth Street, Suite 518
Evansville, IN 47708-1717
812-434-6745
dan@diehlconsulting.org

Ambassador Emeritus
Don Kent
NET LITERACY
426 Springwood Drive
Carmel, IN 46032
(317) 340-4011
donkent@netliteracy.org

Ambassador Emeritus
Herb Higgin
Safe Harbor/Michigan City Area Schools
817 Lafayette Avenue
Michigan City, IN 46360
(219) 873-2026 x3
hhiggin@mcas.k12.in.us

Since 2005, members of the Afterschool Caucus in both the Senate and the House of Representatives have been building support and resources for quality afterschool programs.

Caucus members in your state:

Rep Andre Carson (D-IN)

For the past 7 years, the Afterschool Alliance has been a proud sponsor organization for national AmeriCorps VISTA projects, supporting State Afterschool Networks and STEM Ecosystems to increase the access to and quality of enrichment opportunities for youth.

Currently there are no Afterschool VISTA locations in your state.

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