AFTERSCHOOL IN

New York


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

New York parents strongly support afterschool:

85%

support public funding for afterschool

74%

say afterschool helps them keep their jobs

67%

say afterschool excites kids about learning

74%

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

The need for programs far exceeds the funding available.

Among New York's K-12 students:

632,076

are enrolled in afterschool

1,151,361

are waiting for an available program

584,597

are alone and unsupervised after school

Learn more about afterschool in New York

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

TODAY

FY 2017

89,354*

of kids enrolled in New York afterschool attend a 21st CCLC program

$89,354,315

in federal funds supports 21st CCLC programs statewide

PROPOSED BUDGET

FY 2018

0

kids served in New York

$0

to New York

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.

New York 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.

Kelly Sturgis
New York State Network for Youth Success!
415 River St. 2nd Floor
Troy, NY 12180
518-694-0660
kelly@networkforyouthsuccess.org
http://www.networkforyouthsuccess.org/

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

Ambassador Emeritus
Kima Reed
Abyssinian Development Corporation
4 W 125th St Fl 14
New York, NY 10027-4568
646-442-6543
Send email

Ambassador Emeritus
Caroline Merenda
CFLeads
33 Laureldale Drive
Pittsford, NY, NY 14534
(585) 381-5013
Send email

Ambassador Emeritus
Deepmalya Ghosh
Child Center of New York
115-15 Sutphin Boulevard
Jamaica, NY 11434
(347) 322-4892
Send email

Ambassador Emeritus
Liz Hopfan
Free Arts NYC
1431 Broadway 7th Floor
New York, NY 10018
(212) 974-9092 x206
Send email

Ambassador Emeritus
Neha Gautam
Global Kids, Inc
137 25th Street
New York, NY 10010
(212) 226-0130
Send email

Ambassador Emeritus
OMARI McCLEARY
Good Shepherd Services
692 Blake Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11207
(917) 755-6193
Send email

Ambassador Emeritus
Megan Demarkis
Harlem RBI
333 E 100th Street
NY, NY 10029
(212) 722-1608
Send email

Ambassador Emeritus
Marcel Braithwaite
Police Athletic League, Inc.
34 1/2 East 12th Street
New York, NY 10003
(212) 477-9450 x394
Send email

Ambassador Emeritus
Patrick Pinchinat
Queens Community House
108-25 62nd Drive
Forest Hills, NY 11375
(718) 830-5233
Send email

Ambassador Emeritus
Esther Grant-Walker
Stanley. M. Isaacs Neighborhood Center
1792 First Avenue
New York, NY 10128
(212) 360-7625 x212
Send email

Ambassador Emeritus
DANNY PERALTA
THE POINT CDC
940 Garrison Avenue
Bronx, NY 10474
(718) 542-4139 x138

Ambassador Emeritus
BYRON SMALLS
White Plains Youth Bureau After School Connection
11 Amherst Place
White Plains, NY 10601
(914) 422-1378
Send email

Ambassador Emeritus
ALBERTO CRUZ
YMCA of Greater New York
2860 Bailey Ave. #7K
Bronx, NY 10463
(212) 912-2640
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 Brian Higgins (D-NY)

Rep Carolyn Maloney (D-NY)

Rep Greg Meeks (D-NY)

Rep Jose Serrano (D-NY)

Rep Louise Slaughter (D-NY)

Rep Nita Lowey (D-NY)

Sen Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY)

Sen Chuck Schumer (D-NY)

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