AFTERSCHOOL IN

Wisconsin


Afterschool programs in Wisconsin 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 Wisconsin is high

257k

In 2019, 256,666 children (28%) would have been enrolled in a summer program if one were available to them.

Afterschool programs are supporting kids and families in Wisconsin

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

73%

Keeping kids safe and out of trouble

83%

Giving working parents peace of mind

67%

Engaging kids in STEM learning

80%

Helping kids build
life skills

92%

Providing kids physical activity

Wisconsin parents strongly support afterschool

85%

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

$15,453,735

in federal funds supports 21st CCLC programs statewide

Learn more about 21st Century Community Learning Centers

Learn More about Afterschool in Wisconsin

Wisconsin 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.

Randy Neve
Wisconsin Afterschool Network
1000 N. Oak Ave
Marshfield, WI 54449
neve.randy@marshfieldclinic.org
https://wiafterschoolnetwork.org

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

Ambassador Emeritus
Eric Vanden Heuvel
Greater Green Bay Chamber of Commerce
300 North Broadway, Suite 3A
Green Bay, WI 54303
920-593-3412
EVandenHeuvel@greatergbc.org

Ambassador Emeritus
Jennifer Smith
Marshfield Clinic Health System
1000 N Oak Ave, F1C
Marshfield, WI 54449
715-221-8409
smith.jennifer@marshfieldclinic.org

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:

Sen Tammy Baldwin (D-WI)

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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