Afterschool programs in Texas 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
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of kids enrolled in Texas afterschool attend a 21st CCLC program
in federal funds supports 21st CCLC programs statewide
kids served in Texas
The statewide afterschool network is working to ensure that all kids have access to high-quality afterschool and summer learning programs.
Texas Partnership for Out of School Time
P.O. Box 2687
Austin, TX 78768
AMBASSADORS work to ensure that all kids have access to high-quality afterschool and summer learning programs.
Camp Fire Central Texas
3710 Cedar Street
Austin, TX 78705
Children's Museum of Houston
1500 Binz Street
Houston, TX 77004
Fort Worth, TX 76164-0448
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 Al Green (D-TX)
Rep Gene Green (D-TX)
Rep Ruben Hinojosa (D-TX)
Rep Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX)
Rep Lloyd Doggett (D-TX)
Rep Henry Cuellar (D-TX)
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.