AFTERSCHOOL IN

Oregon


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

Oregon parents strongly support afterschool:

83%

support public funding for afterschool

64%

say afterschool helps them keep their jobs

55%

say afterschool excites kids about learning

72%

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

The need for programs far exceeds the funding available.

Among Oregon's K-12 students:

91,595

are enrolled in afterschool

221,708

are waiting for an available program

131,779

are alone and unsupervised after school

Learn more about afterschool in Oregon

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

TODAY

FY 2017

10,996*

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

$10,995,922

in federal funds supports 21st CCLC programs statewide

PROPOSED BUDGET

FY 2018

0

kids served in Oregon

$0

to Oregon

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.

Oregon 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.

Beth Unverzagt
Oregon Afterschool for Kids
9140 SW Pioneer Court, Suite E
Wilsonville, OR 97070
503-689-1656
Beth.Unverzagt@oregonask.org
http://www.oregonask.org

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

Ambassador Emeritus
Krina Lemons
Salem-Keizer Education Foundation
223 Commercial Street NE
Salem, OR 97306
503-932-3201
Send email

Ambassador Emeritus
Peg Zander
Sitton SUN Community School
9930 N. Smith Street
Portland, OR 97203
(503) 916-5654
Send email

Ambassador Emeritus
Debra Jones
Youth Development Coalition of Lincoln County
P.O. Box 1062
Newport, OR 97365
(541) 351-1160
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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