Afterschool programs in Illinois keep kids safe, boost student success, and help parents keep their jobs. Kids achieve more, productivity goes up, and risky behaviors go down.
support public funding for afterschool
say afterschool helps them keep their jobs
say afterschool excites kids about learning
say afterschool reduces the likelihood that kids will engage in risky behavior
are enrolled in afterschool
are waiting for an available program
are alone and unsupervised after school
of kids enrolled in Illinois afterschool attend a 21st CCLC program
in federal funds supports 21st CCLC programs statewide
kids served in Illinois
The statewide afterschool network is working to ensure that all kids have access to high-quality afterschool and summer learning programs.
AMBASSADORS work to ensure that all kids have access to high-quality afterschool and summer learning programs.
AeroStar Avion Institute
18270 Anthony Avenue
County Club Hills, IL 60478
14 Crescent St
Elgin, IL 60123-6268
(847) 697-0876 x3
John Deere Foundation
One John Deere Place
Moline, IL 61265
LINK Unlimited Scholars
2221 South State Street
Chicago, IL 60616
The Bridge Teen Center
15555 S. 71st Court
Orland Park, IL 60462
YMCA of the USA
101 N Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60606
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 Janice Schakowsky (D-IL)
Rep Bobby Rush (D-IL)
Rep Dan Lipinski (D-Il)
Rep Danny Davis (D-IL)
Sen Richard Durbin (D-IL)
STEM Ecosystem VISTAs increase the accessibility and quality of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) learning opportunities around the country through facilitating collaboration between schools, afterschool programs, and other STEM stakeholders.