AFTERSCHOOL IN

Michigan


Afterschool programs in Michigan 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 Michigan is high

303k

In 2019, 302,549 children (20%) would have been enrolled in a summer program if one were available to them.

Afterschool programs are supporting kids and families in Michigan

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

75%

Keeping kids safe and out of trouble

84%

Giving working parents peace of mind

78%

Engaging kids in STEM learning

84%

Helping kids build
life skills

89%

Providing kids physical activity

Michigan parents strongly support afterschool

86%

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 2022

35,682*

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

$35,682,112

in federal funds supports 21st CCLC programs statewide

PROPOSED BUDGET

FY 2023

36,951

kids served in Michigan

$36,950,662

to Michigan

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 Michigan

Michigan 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.

Erin Skene-Pratt
Michigan Afterschool Partnership
330 Marshall St
Suite 211
Lansing, MI 48912
erin.skene-pratt@uwmich.org
https://www.miafterschool.org

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

Ambassador Emeritus
Gazell Watkins-Mitchell
Omankane: The Collective
38212 N. Rickham
Westland, MI 48221
313-342-3331
gwatkinsmitchell@hotmail.com

Ambassador Emeritus
Maria Mitter
Wayne-Westland Community Schools
36745 Marquette
Westland, MI 48185
734-419-2046
mitterm@wwcsd.net

Ambassador Emeritus
Matthew Kjorstad
First Tee of Greater Detroit
3011 W. Grand Blvd., Suite 218
Detroit, MI 48202
313-820-3362
matt@firstteegreaterdetroit.org

Ambassador Emeritus
Willie Buford
Flint & Genesee Group
519 Saginaw St., Suite #200
Flint, MI 48502
810-600-1446
wbuford@yquest.org

Ambassador Emeritus
Trevor Davies
Forum for Youth Investment, David P. Weikart Center for Youth Program Quality
5872 Simon Ct. SW
Wyoming, MI 49418
734-714-2515
trevor@forumfyi.org

Ambassador Emeritus
Rebecca Idzikowski
Clare-Gladwin RESD
4041 East Mannsididng Road
Clare, MI 48617
989-386-8673
ridzikowski@cgresd.net

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 Dan Kildee (D-MI)

Sen Debbie Stabenow (D-MI)

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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