AFTERSCHOOL IN

Georgia


Afterschool programs in Georgia keep kids safe, inspire learning, and give working parents peace of mind. Kids discover who they are and what they love to do, make smart choices, and avoid risky behaviors.

Unmet demand for afterschool and summer programs in Georgia is high

437k

In 2019, 436,819 children (24%) would have been enrolled in a summer program if one were available to them.

Afterschool programs are supporting kids and families in Georgia

Kids in afterschool enjoy a wide range of benefits, and parents and families benefit too:

71%

Keeping kids safe and out of trouble

79%

Giving working parents peace of mind

71%

Engaging kids in STEM learning

80%

Helping kids build
life skills

90%

Providing kids physical activity

Georgia parents strongly support afterschool

86%

of parents support public funding for afterschool

21st Century Community Learning Centers are the only federal funded before-school, afterschool, and summer learning programs.

TODAY

FY 2023

$48,206,231

in federal funds supports 21st CCLC programs statewide

Learn more about 21st Century Community Learning Centers

Learn More about Afterschool in Georgia

Georgia Contacts

NETWORK
AMBASSADORS
CAUCUS
VISTA

The statewide afterschool network is working to ensure that all kids have access to high-quality afterschool and summer learning programs.

Katie Landes
Georgia Statewide Afterschool Network
75 Marietta St.
Suite 401
Atlanta, GA 30303
klandes@georgiavoices.org
http://www.afterschoolga.org

AMBASSADORS work to ensure that all kids have access to high-quality afterschool and summer learning programs.

Ambassador Emeritus
Tina Fleming
Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners
75 Langley Drive
Lawrenceville, GA 30046
770-822-8890
tina.fleming@gwinnettcounty.com

Ambassador Emeritus
Christopher Stacy
GA cstac38@yahoo.com

Ambassador Emeritus
Chris Bass
Douglasville Parks & Recreation
8830 Gurley Road
Douglasville, GA 30134
678-449-3064
bassc@douglasvillega.gov

Ambassador Emeritus
Michael Brown
Boys & Girls Clubs Coffee County Region
210 West Jackson St.
Douglas, GA 31533
912-384-0222
Michael.Brown@coffee.k12.ga.us

Ambassador Emeritus
Tiffany Collie-Bailey
Girls Inc. of Greater Atlanta
461 Manget Street
Marietta, GA 30060
678-686-1740 x227
tcolliebailey@girlsincatl.org

Ambassador Emeritus
Janice Flowers
Bibb County School District
484 Mulberry Street, Suite 230
Macon, GA 31201
478-765-8660
Janice.Flowers@bcsdk12.net

Since 2005, members of the Afterschool Caucus in both the Senate and the House of Representatives have been building support and resources for quality afterschool programs.

Caucus members in your state:

Rep John Lewis (D-GA)

For the past 7 years, the Afterschool Alliance has been a proud sponsor organization for national AmeriCorps VISTA projects, supporting State Afterschool Networks and STEM Ecosystems to increase the access to and quality of enrichment opportunities for youth.

Currently there are no Afterschool VISTA locations in your state.

TAKE ACTION!

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