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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.

21st Century Community Learning Centers are the only federally funded before-school, afterschool, and summer learning programs.
President Trump's proposed FY2021 budget eliminates it.
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TODAY

FY 2020

36,596*

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

$36,595,797

in federal funds supports 21st CCLC programs statewide

PROPOSED BUDGET

FY 2021

0

kids served in Michigan

$0

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.

Michigan parents strongly support afterschool:

89%

support public funding for afterschool

66%

say afterschool helps them keep their jobs

67%

say afterschool excites kids about learning

77%

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

The need for programs far exceeds the funding available.

Among Michigan's K-12 students:

210,386

are enrolled in afterschool

625,026

are waiting for an available program

373,476

are alone and unsupervised after school

Learn more about afterschool in Michigan

New Data: From a Time of Risk to a Time of Opportunity

A report by Fight Crime: Invest in Kids finds that afterschool programs play a vital role in turning the hours between 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. into a time of opportunity for our young people, with the 70% drop in juvenile crime corresponding with the rise in availability of afterschool opportunities across the country.

Learn what the peak time for juvenile crime is in Michigan, as well as how when schools are closed but many parents are still on the job, afterschool programs are keeping kids safe, inspiring them to learn, and giving working parents peace of mind.Download the fact sheet for Michigan

Download the fact sheet for Michigan

The National Center for Afterschool and Summer Enrichment (NCASE) in the Office of Child Care offers state level fact sheets on school-age child care funded through the Child Care Development Block Grant (CCDBG). Click to view the information for Michigan.

Looking for an afterschool program? Your state network has a listing of programs. Click here to view the list.

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.

Mary Sutton
Michigan After-School Partnership
330 Marshall Street, Suite 211
Lansing, MI 48912
517-371-4360 x2805
msutton@uwmich.org
http://miafterschool.org/

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

Ambassador for 2019-20
Willie Buford
Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce - YouthQuest
519 Saginaw St., Suite #200
Flint, MI 48502
810-600-1446
wbuford@yquest.org

Ambassador for 2019-20
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@cypq.org

Ambassador Emeritus
Maria Mitter
Wayne-Westland Community Schools
36745 Marquette
Westland, MI 48185
734-419-2036
mitterm@wwcsd.net

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

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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