Let Congress know the importance of afterschool & summer programs
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Congress will be working to pass an FY 2023 appropriations bill this winter. Reach out to you members of Congress now asking them to include a $500 million increase to the Nita M. Lowey 21st Century Community Learning Center (21st CCLC) initiative – the only federal funding stream dedicated to supporting local school and community-based afterschool, before-school, and summer learning programs. The families of approximately 25 million children are unable to access an afterschool program, with those in rural communities as well as low-income, Black and Latinx families most likely to be left behind. A significant funding increase will help programs cover growing costs and meet the demand for programs that exist nationwide.
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