Reach out to your policymakers

Reach out now by clicking the box below to let members of Congress know about how afterschool and summer learning programs are supporting students and families in communities nationwide.  


The president's budget would devastate nearly 2 million families that rely on Community Learning Centers every day. Learn about what's at stake and get ready to take action.


The president's budget faces hurdles in Congress. Make the most of the time we have to stand up for America's afterschool program by taking these actions—we'll be adding more ideas regularly, so keep checking in. Mobilize your afterschool program and fight back.



To save afterschool funding, we're going to need a show of public support unlike anything our field has seen before. Join the rising tide: use these tools to maintain a steady drumbeat of support on social media and keep up the momentum.

Key dates

Mark your calendars: as we continue the fight to keep afterschool program doors open, there are a few key times to keep in mind. Download these calendar reminders to make sure you don't forget! They're pre-loaded with links to the resources you'll need to take action.