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My Light's On Afterschool!

October 13, 2017, 8:00am - October 26, 2017, 10:30pm

On and around October 26, 2017, one million people nationwide will gather to celebrate Lights On Afterschool - the ONLY national celebration of afterschool programs and everything they do for our students, families, and communities. Not everyone can attend a Lights On Afterschool event, so this year we're presenting the My #LightsOnAfterschool Challenge! We're challenging everyone to take photo of themselves mimcking our Lights On Afterschool logo, and posting it with the following caption: My #LightsOnAfterschool; is yours? Today is a nationwide celebration of all that afterschool programs do to keep our kids safe and learning. For every child in afterschool, two are waiting to get in, so I challenge @XXXXXX @XXXXXX and @XXXXXX to help keep the #LightsOnAfterschool or donate: Then post the photo (with your challengees tagged, of course), and help keeps the lights on afterschool for hundreds of thousands of children who rely on these programs for a safe space to learn and grow!

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Do you have a story to tell about a fantastic afterschool program? Let policymakers know during the Afterschool Alliance's national Day of Sharing so that everyone knows that #AfterschoolWorks ...

Day of Sharing

September 27, 2017, 9:00am - September 27, 2017, 4:00pm

Let’s show the world what afterschool can do! On September 27, 2017, Afterschool Alliance will be hosting a nationwide Day of Sharing to share the positive impact afterschool programs have every day with policymakers in Congress. Afterschool programs work give hardworking parents and families peace of mind that their children are in a safe and supportive environment and taking part in an immersive, enriching learning experiences. Tell your story, share an image, or create a video that portrays the meaning of your afterschool experience. Then, tag your members of Congress using our social media handle lookup tool. Don’t forget to use the hashtag #AfterschoolWorks so you can take part in a nationwide celebration of all that afterschool programs are doing to benefit our students, families, and schools across the nation. Check out our blog post for tips and best practices for sharing your story on social media!

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