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Led by Youth, Afterschool Pulls Out All the Stops for Congress

April 18 and 19 marked the 17th annual Afterschool for All Challenge, when afterschool supporters from around the country joined together to remind our nation’s leaders why afterschool programs are so critical for youth, families and communities. Attendees met face-to-face with 300 members of Congress or their staff and thousands of Americans logged more than 8,000 calls and emails to Congress, all to urge them to keep the afterschool and summer programs funded by 21st Century Community Learning Center grants open. Read More