Afterschool programs in Mississippi 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
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of kids enrolled in Mississippi afterschool attend a 21st CCLC program
in federal funds supports 21st CCLC programs statewide
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.
327 Longwood Drive
Meridian, MS 39305
108 Asbury Park Road
Pearl, MS 39208
Mississippi Valley State University
P.O. Box 1308
Columbus, MS 39705
1711 Bailey Avenue
Jackson, MS 39203
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 Bennie Thompson (D-MS)
Sen Thad Cochran (R-MS)
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.