The 20th anniversary of ‘Lights On Afterschool’ is Oct. 24th this year. Which Michigan landmarks should we engage in the ‘Lights On’ Challenge?
Whether you’re an afterschool provider excited every day about helping kids learn; a community-minded partner who willingly donates resources to programs in a local school or community center; or a parent happy to spread the good word about the benefits of a “seamless day of learning,” you’re an advocate for afterschool.
Summertime comes with significant losses for many families struggling to find activities to combat summer learning loss in reading and math.
Tonya Clevenger from the Michigan Afterschool Association dicusses the benefits of earning the Michigan School Age Youth Development Credential.
In this guest blog by Kim Newberry and Terry Whitefield of the Skillman Foundation, we learn how Detroit is leveraging Lights On Afterschool to advocate for after-school resources in Detroit neighborhoods.