Afterschool Programs: Supporting Youth and Families During the Pandemic

Times Square in New York showing "This is Afterschool" ads.

The pandemic has shown that afterschool is more important than ever. National League of Cities showcases how the demand for afterschool programs has jumped from 19.4 millon students in 2014 to 24.6 million in 2020 based off of data released from the Afterschool Alliance’s America After 3pm survey

National League of Cities highlights the strides that afterschool is making to support students by highlighting events such as Lights on Afterschool, as well as the all day long community hubs created to serve students as much as possible.