21st CCLC FROM ALABAMA TO ALASKA

Our recent issue brief examines the impact of 21st CCLC programs by highlighting and delving in to the history of the initiative and how the program has evolved to become what it is today. Learn more about these exemplary programs!
Read the brief | Wisconsin & Oklahoma | Alabama & Alaska

America After 3PM


The 4th edition of America After 3PM provides a detailed account of children in the afterschool hours, identifying trends in participation, demand, experiences, and opportunities.

Afterschool & Summer in the Time of COVID-19


Afterschool programs continue to be a source of support to the children and families in their community as they adapt to the challenging circumstances and stressors created by the pandemic.

Policy, resources, & data

American Rescue Plan


With billions in funding available for afterschool and summer enrichment, the American Rescue Plan presents a tremendous opportunity to support students' recovery.

Afterschool programs keep kids safe, inspire them to learn and help working families. For every child in a program, two are waiting to get in. We're working to change that.

Latest Research

America After 3PM spans a decade of data chronicling how children spend the hours between 3 and 6 p.m. — the hours after school ends and before parents typically return home from work.

Afterschool Snack

The afterschool blog on the latest research, resources, funding and policy on expanding quality afterschool and summer learning programs for children and youth. Read the latest.

In My Community

Get your kids involved in afterschool: Locate programs in your community and learn what to look for to identify high-quality programs.

Afterschool Issues:

America After 3PM: A Game-Changing Summer

Wednesday, May 19, 2021 Register

Powerful Partnerships: Schools and Afterschool & Summer Programs

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 Register

Utilizing National Service Members to Build Capacity

Monday, May 3, 2021 Watch

American Rescue Plan: How to Access Funds for Afterschool & Summer

Wednesday, Apr 21, 2021 Watch

Afterschool STEM HUB

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics.

Even though everyday life surrounds us with obvious STEM applications, it can still be challenging to make the case for meaningful reforms in STEM learning. It's harder still when it comes to afterschool settings.

Need help speaking afterschool STEM-ish? The STEM HUB has quick start guides, resources & more.

Visit the STEM HUB