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The purpose of the California AfterSchool Network is to increase access to high-quality out-of-school time programs that support success for all children and youth.

News & Events

We are committed to providing you with the resources and tools necessary to build high quality out-of-school time programs in California. Keep up to date with all the latest news and events.


Budget Signed, What’s Next?

The state budget signed by Governor Newsom includes $50 million in additional funding for state after school programs because of YOU. Thank you for raising your voice to help children succeed in school and support working parents who depend on publicly funded after school programs for quality child care.

The funding in the budget provides temporary relief to keep after school programs open this year, but it falls short of what programs need to provide high-quality service in future years. 


21st CCLC Budget Update

Last week the White House, Senate leadership, and House leadership announced that they had come to an agreement to increase spending caps for FY2020 and FY2021. The spending deal paves the way for the Senate to join the House in passing their FY2020 appropriations bills with the new fiscal year scheduled to begin October 1, 2019.

Flyer for 2019 California Expanded Learning Summits

Registration Now Open for 2019 California Expanded Learning Summits

The California Department of Education’s Expanded Learning Division (CDE-EXLD), in partnership with the System of Support for Expanded Learning (SSEL), and the California AfterSchool Network (CAN), would like to invite all Expanded Learning and K-12 stakeholders to attend the 2019 Expanded Learning Summits.

The Summits welcome After School Education and Safety (ASES) and 21st Century Community Learning Centers (21st CCLC) program grantee staff, stakeholders, partners, and all K-12 administrators, leaders and representatives to attend for an informative and uplifting day.