AFTERSCHOOL IN

Pennsylvania


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

Pennsylvania parents strongly support afterschool:

85%

support public funding for afterschool

74%

say afterschool helps them keep their jobs

69%

say afterschool excites kids about learning

73%

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

The need for programs far exceeds the funding available.

Among Pennsylvania's K-12 students:

321,296

are enrolled in afterschool

811,954

are waiting for an available program

346,458

are alone and unsupervised after school

Learn more about afterschool in Pennsylvania

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

TODAY

FY 2017

43,171*

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

$43,170,917

in federal funds supports 21st CCLC programs statewide

PROPOSED BUDGET

FY 2018

0

kids served in Pennsylvania

$0

to Pennsylvania

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.

Pennsylvania 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.

Laura Saccente
Pennsylvania Statewide Afterschool/Youth Development Network
275 Grandview Avenue, Suite 200
Camp Hill, PA 17011
717-763-1661 x210
lsaccente@csc.csiu.org
http://www.psaydn.org

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

Ambassador Emeritus
Alana Kulesa
Carnegie Science Center
One Allegheny Avenue
Piittsburgh, PA 15212
(412) 237-1679
Send email

Ambassador Emeritus
Wendy Etheridge Smith
Higher Achievement Pittsburgh
211 N. Whitfield Street, Suite 475
Pittsburgh, PA 15206
(412) 605-8448
Send email

Ambassador Emeritus
Heather Moyer
Olivet Boys & Girls Club
1161 Pershing Blvd.
Reading, PA 19611
(610) 373-1314
Send email

Ambassador Emeritus
ROBIN FOLTZ
St. John's Childhood Center
P.O. Box 439
Millheim, PA 16854
(814) 349-5611
Send email

Ambassador Emeritus
Lola Rooney
YMCA of Philadelphia & Vicinity
2000 Market St. Suite 750
Philadelphia, PA 19103
(215) 963-3700 ext. 3791
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 Lou Barletta (R-PA)

Sen Robert Casey, Jr (D-PA)

TAKE ACTION!

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