AFTERSCHOOL IN

Colorado


Afterschool programs in Colorado keep kids safe, boost student success, and help parents keep their jobs. Kids achieve more, productivity goes up, and risky behaviors go down.

Colorado parents strongly support afterschool:

79%

support public funding for afterschool

72%

say afterschool helps them keep their jobs

61%

say afterschool excites kids about learning

71%

say afterschool reduces the likelihood that kids will engage in risky behavior

The need for programs far exceeds the funding available.

Among Colorado's K-12 students:

129,579

are enrolled in afterschool

256,263

are waiting for an available program

146,856

are alone and unsupervised after school

Learn more about afterschool in Colorado

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

TODAY

FY 2017

11,828*

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

$11,828,496

in federal funds supports 21st CCLC programs statewide

PROPOSED BUDGET

FY 2018

0

kids served in Colorado

$0

to Colorado

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.

Colorado Contacts

NETWORK
AMBASSADORS
CAUCUS

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

Melissa Beck
Colorado Afterschool Partnership
Denver, CO
303-292-3144 x215
Melissa@civiccanopy.org
http://www.statewideafterschoolnetworks.net/colorado

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

Ambassador Emeritus
Sandy Baca-Sandoval
DPS-Horace Mann Neighborhood Center
3435 W 40th Ave Rm 16-B
Denver, CO 80211-1921
(720) 424-1475
Send email

Ambassador Emeritus
JOYCE REID
JOYCE REID
CO

Ambassador Emeritus
Maria ORTIZ
Poudre School District
2540 Laporte Avenue
Fort Collins, CO 80521
(970) 566-2618
Send email

Ambassador Emeritus
Patrick Wilhelm
Scholars Unlimited
3401 Quebec Street #5010
Denver, CO 80207
(720) 424-9719
Send email

Ambassador Emeritus
Karen Brown
YMCA of Boulder County
2850 Mapleton Valley
Boulder, CO 80301
(303) 442-2778
Send email

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:

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