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2017 Pennsylvania Afterschool Advocacy Day

Training Webinar
April 12, 2017; 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM

Join Laura Saccente, Pennsylvania Statewide Afterschool/Youth Development Network Director, and Jennifer Statler, PA State Education Association, for an informative session on how to have successful legislative visits at the state capitol. You will learn the importance of being an advocate, acquire key messages and tips on communicating with legislators, and obtain information on how to follow up with legislators in their home district. In addition, information about the Advocacy Day agenda will be shared.

This webinar is recommended for those participating in Advocacy Day on Wednesday, May 10, 2017, but is also open to anyone interested in effectively communicating with elected officials.

Registration Webinar


Advocacy Day
May 10, 2017; 8:30 AM – 2:30 PM

Pennsylvania State Capitol; Harrisburg, Pa.

Join the Pennsylvania Statewide Afterschool/Youth Development Network, in partnership with the Pennsylvania School-Age Child Care Alliance and the Allegheny Partners for Out-of-School Time, for Afterschool Advocacy Day.

Advocates including parents, program providers, youth, faith-based leaders, community and business leaders from across the state will come together to highlight the importance of afterschool programs in our state.

The day will include a breakfast and visits with legislators, table displays and an Afterschool Advocacy Rally in the Capitol Rotunda.

• Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)
• Business and Industry/Workforce/College and Career Readiness
• Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM)


Registration Advocacy Day

Important Registration Exception for Allegheny County Attendees –  APOST will be coordinating registration, meals and transportation for all Allegheny County afterschool stakeholders until April 30, 2017. Do not complete online registration; instead email APOST and inform them you are attending Advocacy Day. APOST will contact you with further registration details. Starting May 1, 2017 Allegheny county attendees should register here.

Non-allegheny county attendees register here.



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