Afterschool programs in Alabama 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.
In 2019, 152,701 children (20%) would have been enrolled in a summer program if one were available to them.
Kids in afterschool enjoy a wide range of benefits, and parents and families benefit too:
Keeping kids safe and out of trouble
Giving working parents peace of mind
Engaging kids in STEM learning
Providing kids physical activity
of parents support public funding for afterschool
in federal funds supports 21st CCLC programs statewide
The statewide afterschool network is working to ensure that all kids have access to high-quality afterschool and summer learning programs.
Alabama Extended Learning Alliance
121 N 1st Street
Gadsden, AL 35901
AMBASSADORS work to ensure that all kids have access to high-quality afterschool and summer learning programs.
Truman Pierce Institute, Auburn University
1463 Hale Center
Auburn, AL 36849
Bettye Anne Older
Straughn Elementary 21st CCLC
29324 Straughn School Road
Andalusia, AL 36421
Baldwin County School System
600 Blackburn Avenue
Bay Minette, AL 36507
Magic City Acceptance Academy
2717 Highland Ave S. 107
Birmingham, AL 35205
The CARE Center
P.O. Box 51
New Hope, AL 35760
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 Terri Sewell (D-AL)
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.