CAN Newsletter – Lights on Afterschool is Right Around the Corner!
October 10, 2019

CAN Newsletter

It’s almost time for Lights On Afterschool.  This October 24 marks the 20th celebration and it is looking to be our brightest year yet; get the word out to your community!

Lights On is the only nationwide event celebrating afterschool programs and their important role in the lives of children, families, and communities. It is a great opportunity to keep our momentum going, raise more awareness in your community, and help mobilize support for afterschool at the local, state, and federal levels! Legislators will be in their districts, looking for ways to connect with the community.

Haven’t started yet? Checkout the Afterschool Alliance website to access an extensive Event Planning Kit and get your juices flowing!

Already planning an event? Make sure to register your event today!

This event provides a great opportunity to raise awareness in your community and build support for your program. If this date does not work for your program, we encourage you to invite the community (including public officials) on a different day this fall

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Did You Miss the Last CAN Newsletter?

Access the CAN newsletter archives to view past newsletters today! Here are some recent highlights:

*NEW: CDE Important Updates

A message fro the CDE-EXLD regarding:

  • NEW Expanded Learning Web Pages
  • Summer Literacy Expenditure Report
  • Quarter 1 Expenditure Reports
  • School Site Substitution Form
  • Return Grant Award Notifications

Save the Date: CA Afterschool & Summer Challenge

  • March 9-10, 2020 in Sacramento, CA

CAN Policy Newsletter

  • Get informed about state and federal afterschool updates!