Lights On Afterschool 2020

Lights On Afterschool Lightbulb Graphic wearing a face mask

CA Lights on Afterschool Virtual Celebration

Thursday, October 22, 2020; 11:00 AM

Join the California AfterSchool Network and California Department of Education in a virtual celebration recognizing leaders across the state and our first live fireside chat.

The event will be livestreamed on California AfterSchool Network’s Facebook Page at:


CA3 Lights on Afterschool California Event

Thursday, October 22, 2020 4-5 PM

Join the statewide voice for afterschool and programs across California for a virtual celebration of our hardworking staff and legislative champions. 

As part of the 21st annual Lights On Afterschool nationwide celebration of afterschool programs, we would like to invite you to hear from students, families, and other guests about the important role of afterschool staff and programs across California, especially during COVID-19 school closures.



Local Events

Hundreds of programs will also celebrate keeping the Lights On Afterschool with local events – showcasing their programs to the public with youth performances, informational presentations, and other activities highlighting what the programs offer to children and youth. Find an event near you.