The Michigan After-School Partnership (MASP) is a statewide network developing a shared vision and influencing others to believe in the power of after-school programs to help all children and youth succeed. MASP links stakeholders interested in improving outcomes for children and youth through school-based/school-linked and enrichment after-school programs. MASP stakeholders include:
- child care providers
- youth development workers
- program developers
- parents and others
The Michigan After-School Partnership provides statewide leadership to build and sustain high quality, after-school programs for children and youth in all communities throughout the state.
MASP adopted the following comprehensive long-term goals:
- Create a sustainable structure of statewide, regional and local partnerships, focused on supporting policy development at all levels.
- Support the development and growth of statewide policies that will secure the resources needed to sustain new and existing after-school programs.
- Support statewide systems to ensure quality of programs.