AFTERSCHOOL IN

Louisiana


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

Louisiana parents strongly support afterschool:

87%

support public funding for afterschool

80%

say afterschool helps them keep their jobs

71%

say afterschool excites kids about learning

79%

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

The need for programs far exceeds the funding available.

Among Louisiana's K-12 students:

115,540

are enrolled in afterschool

256,040

are waiting for an available program

147,333

are alone and unsupervised after school

Learn more about afterschool in Louisiana

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

TODAY

FY 2017

22,379*

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

$22,379,003

in federal funds supports 21st CCLC programs statewide

PROPOSED BUDGET

FY 2018

0

kids served in Louisiana

$0

to Louisiana

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.

Louisiana 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.

Andrew Ganucheau
Louisiana Statewide Afterschool Network
412 North 4th Street, Suite 240
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
225-383-3844
aganucheau@lanexthorizon.org
http://www.louisianaafterschool.org/

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

Ambassador for 2016-17
Samuel Trevathan
Kids Orchestra
P.O. Box 788
Baton Rouge, LA 70821
(225) 922-4656
Send email

Ambassador Emeritus
Gaylynne Mack
Big Buddy Program
1415 Main St
Baton Rouge, LA 70802-4664
(225)388-9737
Send email

Ambassador Emeritus
Patricia Johnson
Monroe City Schools
2006 Tower Drive
Monroe, LA 71201
(318) 387-6511 ext. 5007
Send email

Ambassador Emeritus
CYNDI NGUYEN
Vietnamese Initiatives in Economic Training(VIET)
13435 Granville Street
New Orleans, LA 70129
(504) 255-1412
Send email

Ambassador Emeritus
Richard Bates
YOUNG AUDIENCES OF LOUISIANA
615 Baronne St. #201
New Orleans, LA 70113
(504) 523-3525
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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