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"Lights On" Event To Promote Afterschool Programs

posted Sep 20, 2012, 9:06 AM by Maria Geueke
"In America today, 1 in 4 youth - 15 million children - are alone and unsupervised after school." - Afterschool Alliance

Want to learn about how to make afterschool programs most successful for your child's learning and development? The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention invites communities to participate in the annual Lights on Afterschool on October 18th. The nationwide event emphasizes the value of afterschool programs, which keep kids safe, help working families, and inspire learning. They provide opportunities to help young people develop into successful adults. 

For more information and resources on how to bring awareness to afterschool programs, click here.

To download the event planning kit, click here.