In the recent Let's Talk the Future of Afterschool conversation, Gina Warner, President and CEO, NAA, was joined by Jessica Newman, Senior Researcher, American Institutes for Research, and Ebony Grace, Director of Partnerships and Quality Initiatives, NJSACC, NAA Board of Directors, where the topic of strengthening social and emotional support for adults and young people for reopening and beyond was addressed.
NAA's second Let's Talk the Future of Afterschool conversation, held on May 20, 2020, welcomed Jonathan Melendez, Coordinator, Fairfax County (Virginia) Out-of-School Time Network, and focused on school and afterschool coordination as we move forward towards reopening amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.
Let's Talk the Future of Afterschool is a bi-weekly, interactive conversation that provides timely updates and resources to our membership and inform policymakers, funders, and other decision-makers about the state of the afterschool field's efforts and needs.
Recently, I had the privilege of joining several NAA members for "Let's Talk the Future of Afterschool," a Zoom conversation hosted by NAA.
School systems around the country are making plans to reopen in the fall. Employers are beginning to call employees back to work. What does this mean for afterschool?