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Afterschool Is Essential for Millions of Students Nationwide Each Year

Ruben Balderas is a senior at Walla Walla High School and was named Youth Afterschool Ambassador in the fall for the 2017-18 school year. Balderas has attended 21st Century Community Learning Center funded programs as a student participant for the past seven years, and recently secured a job as a Walla Walla Public School’s afterschool tutor. Throughout his afterschool journey, Balderas has acquired a number of real-world skills, and has made many friends and professional contacts along the way. Read more about why afterschool is essential.


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