AFTERSCHOOL IN

Georgia


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

Georgia parents strongly support afterschool:

88%

support public funding for afterschool

78%

say afterschool helps them keep their jobs

59%

say afterschool excites kids about learning

70%

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

The need for programs far exceeds the funding available.

Among Georgia's K-12 students:

282,453

are enrolled in afterschool

590,278

are waiting for an available program

317,324

are alone and unsupervised after school

Learn more about afterschool in Georgia

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

TODAY

FY 2017

39,584*

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

$39,583,942

in federal funds supports 21st CCLC programs statewide

PROPOSED BUDGET

FY 2018

0

kids served in Georgia

$0

to Georgia

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.

Georgia 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.

Katie Kross-Landes
Georgia Statewide Afterschool Network
Atlanta, GA 30303
404-521-0355
katiek@afterschoolga.org
http://www.statewideafterschoolnetworks.net/georgia

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

Ambassador Emeritus
Jaynemarie Enyonam Angbah
Boys & Girls Clubs of America
1275 Peachtree Street NE
Atlanta, GA 30309
(404) 487-5665
Send email

Ambassador Emeritus
Christopher Stacy
Georgia Coastal Youth Inc
P.O. Box 368
Riceboro, GA 31323
(912) 884-2986

Ambassador Emeritus
Mindy DiSalvo
Georgia Tech Research Institute
75 5th Street SW, Suite 600
Atlanta, GA 30332-0871
(404) 407-8288
Send email

Ambassador Emeritus
Tina Fleming
Gwinnett Co. Parks & Rec Operations
75 Langley Dr
Lawrenceville, GA 30046-6935
(770) 822-8875
Send email

Ambassador Emeritus
Ernestine Ramsey
John P. Thayer & A.J. McClung YMCAs
1175 Martin L. King, Jr., Blvd.
Columbus, GA 31906
(706) 322-8269 x149
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:

Rep John Lewis (D-GA)

TAKE ACTION!

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