Afterschool programs in Arkansas keep kids safe, boost student success, and help parents keep their jobs. Kids achieve more, productivity goes up, and risky behaviors go down.
support public funding for afterschool
say afterschool helps them keep their jobs
say afterschool excites kids about learning
say afterschool reduces the likelihood that kids will engage in risky behavior
are enrolled in afterschool
are waiting for an available program
are alone and unsupervised after school
of kids enrolled in Arkansas afterschool attend a 21st CCLC program
in federal funds supports 21st CCLC programs statewide
kids served in Arkansas
The statewide afterschool network is working to ensure that all kids have access to high-quality afterschool and summer learning programs.
AMBASSADORS work to ensure that all kids have access to high-quality afterschool and summer learning programs.
Ambassador for 2016-17
Camp War Eagle
922 E. Emma Avenue
Springdale, AR 72764
At-Risk American Male Education Network (AAMEN)
3100 Prairie Drive
Jonesboro, AR 72404
Diana Gonzalez Worthen
P.O. Box 261
SPringdale, AR 72765
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:
Sen John Boozman (R-AR)
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.