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Advocacy for afterschool can happen in 2 minutes or last a lifetime

Congress is considering major changes to afterschool funding as part of education reform and the reauthorization of ESEA. Advocates have a major role to play to protect funding: See what you can do!

Bills in the U.S. House and Senate would eliminate the only federal funding source dedicated to afterschool, the 21st Century Community Learning Center grants. Learn more and take action by emailing Congress to support afterschool—it only takes a moment of your time to make a difference. You can also get ideas for how to make a difference on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram in our social media toolkit. To maximize your impact, find your Representatives’ Twitter handles and tag them!

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