When the COVID-19 pandemic struck, the afterschool field sprang into action to meet the needs of their communities. In the spirit of coming together and looking forward, Every Hour Counts has announced the 2021 Every Hour Counts Virtual National Institute virtual event from April 28 -30, 2021.
Now that there' s a light at the end of the virtual learning tunnel, it's time to get youth back into normal routines, back on track with learning and back to a happier emotional state.
With 80% of a young person's life spent outside of school, afterschool programs can play an important role in providing guidance, support and inspiration for students' career and college pathways. Sadly, many students miss out on the valuable resources and opportunities these programs have to offer.
In NAA's Self-Care Facebook group, with the help of our volunteer self-care captains, we recently launched a Self-Care Challenge for group members.
As our nation and the world faces this tough time and our organizations have had to pivot to continue to meet the needs of the community, we must not forget the principles we've used to accomplish our mission and build our programs.
Recently signed into law by President Biden, the American Rescue Plan provides $500 billion that can be used in part to support young people during out-of-school time.
The new podcast series from The Wallace Foundation shares findings and early lessons from a RAND Corporation study of the Foundation's Partnerships for Social and Emotional Learning Initiative (PSELI).
International SEL Day is March 26, 2021. For one day, people from across the globe we will come together to showcase SEL in communities, promote SEL to personal and professional networks, advocate SEL with policymakers, and support SEL in schools, organizations and communities.
The new podcast series by The Wallace Foundation shares findings and early lessons from a RAND Corporation study of their Partnerships for Social and Emotional Learning Initiative (PSELI).