News

Check out the latest news about NAA and special announcements pertinent to the field of afterschool.

Managing Stress During Coronavirus

Monday, 23 March 2020 17:26

The coronavirus outbreak is sending shockwaves across the world, disrupting everything from health, to education, to finances and food security. Many of us are navigating completely unfamiliar territory, which can feel really scary and negatively impact our mental well-being. As our knowledge about this pandemic continues to grow, it is important that you continue to take care of yourself during this time. Consider these tips to help maintain your mental well-being:

COVID-19 Centralized Resources for Afterschool

Tuesday, 17 March 2020 10:51

The outbreak of COVID-19 raises many questions and concerns for all of us. Together, with national partners, a centralized location for COVID-19 resources related to afterschool has been created.

Preventing and Preparing for COVID-19

Tuesday, 10 March 2020 11:18

With the ongoing concerns about the COVID-19 coronavirus, we want you to know the safety of NAA members and those they serve is of utmost importance to us.

Introducing National Afterschool Association’s Emerging Leaders of Color Professional Learning Community 2020 Cohort

Tuesday, 10 March 2020 00:00

Research findings from The Afterschool Leadership Landscape: Supporting and Strengthening Racial Equity report, along with research from the nonprofit sector, shows people of color are not being hired or promoted at the same rate as their white colleagues.

Report and Program to Address Inequity in Afterschool Leadership

Thursday, 20 February 2020 11:52

February 20, 2020 –Inequities persist when it comes to the recruitment, hiring and retention of people of color for leadership positions in afterschool according to a new report published by the National AfterSchool Association (NAA) and authored by Policy Studies Associates.

Bechtel Foundation Awards Grant to NAA for Building the Capacity for Leaders of Color in Afterschool

Tuesday, 29 October 2019 00:00

The National AfterSchool Association (NAA) has announced it's been awarded a grant from the S.D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation (the Foundation) to address a critical need—to develop and support leaders of color in afterschool.

NAA Welcomes New Corporate Advisory Board Members

Wednesday, 21 August 2019 15:13

NAA's Corporate Advisory Board (CAB), established to help further the goals and mission of NAA and to educate and encourage corporate investment in afterschool programming, welcomes two new members: Ron DeChristoforo from Texas Instruments and Laura Kreutzer from Cedar Fair Entertainment Company.

KIT and NAA Partner to Support Disability Inclusion in Afterschool Programs

Wednesday, 10 April 2019 16:14

According to UNICEF, 1 out of every 20 children aged 14 or younger (93 million kids worldwide) is living with a moderate or severe disability, leading them to be marginalized and excluded from their schools or communities.

2019 Next Generation in Afterschool Leaders Announced

Tuesday, 22 January 2019 00:00

The National AfterSchool Association (NAA), the lead organization for the advancement of the afterschool professional, recently selected its 2019 Next Generation of Afterschool Leaders.

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