Press Releases

Funding for Advantage After School Must Be Restored to $22.3 Million in NYS Budget (March 28, 2018): Community Leaders Say Program Must Be Restored to Prevent Students from Losing Afterschool Care

President Trump’s Budget Would Eliminate Afterschool Programs for 58,000 New York Students (February 13, 2018): FY19 Federal Budget Proposal Cuts 21st Century Community Learning Centers

Afterschool Programs Counting on NYS Legislators to Recognize the Power of 3:00 as Legislative Session Begins January 3 (January 2, 2018): $2.5 Million Must Be Restored to Advantage After School in FY18-19 State Budget to Prevent Students from Losing Access to Afterschool Programs

Over 80 Organizations Urge Governor Cuomo to Restore Cuts to Advantage After School (December 13, 2017): New York’s Leading Education, Child Care, and Afterschool Organizations Call on Governor Cuomo to Restore Funding for the Advantage After School Program

$35 Million Empire State After-School Program Funds Awarded (November 16, 2017): $35 Million Empire State After-School Program Funds Awarded

21st Century Community Learning Center Lowey/DeLauro Amendment (September 14, 2017): Congressional Reps Collins and Reed Cast Votes Against NY’s Children

Network for Youth Success on the Phi Delta Kappa International Poll (September 11, 2017): Survey Shows Strong Support for Afterschool Programs

WNY National Summer Learning Day 2017 (July 7, 2017): Annual event to Increase Awareness About Summer Program to Reduce “Summer Learning Loss”

Network for Youth Success Statement on Empire State After-School Program in Enacted State Budget (April 10, 2017): The Network for Youth Success Thanks Governor Cuomo and State Legislature for Empire State After-School Program Funding

Network for Youth Success Press Release on Empire State After-School Program (March 23, 2017): 156 Organizations Urge the Governor and Legislature to Keep the $35 Million Empire State After-School Program in the Final State Budget

Network for Youth Success Press Release on One House Budget Bills (March 15, 2017): Assembly One House Bill Includes $35 Million for Empire State After-School Program

ASW:NYSAN Press Release on Final Budget (April 1, 2016): Final State Budget Includes $3 Million Increase for the Advantage After School Program

ASW:NYSAN Press Release Assembly One-House Budget Bill (March 11, 2016): Assembly Proposes $7 Million Increase for Advantage After School, $75 Million For Expanded Child Care Subsidies, and $200 Million for Community Schools Aid

ASW:NYSAN Press Release for Learning Community White Paper Release (February 2, 2015): Statewide Education Associations Assemble to Release Recommendations on Expanding Learning through School-Community Partnerships

ASW:NYSAN Press Release for Learning Community Bus Tour (November 18, 2015): Education Leaders Highlight School-Community Partnerships on Bus Tour to Expanded Learning Sites in Auburn, Syracuse, and Binghamton

ASW:NYSAN Press Release for Lights On Afterschool (October 22, 2015): Governor Cuomo Proclaims October 22nd New York’s Lights On Afterschool Day

NYSAN Press Release Summer Learning (June 11, 2015): Families face summer program shortfall, despite evidence of impact and support.

NYSAN Press Release 2015 State of the State (January 20, 2015): $178.5 million is needed to increase afterschool programming across New York State. The budget must prioritize the 1.1 million New York children still in need of afterschool care.

NYSAN Press Release State Must Act in 2015 (January 5, 2015): New York State must act to expand afterschool programs for more than 1 million New York Children who are still in need of afterschool care.

NYSAN Press Release America After 3 (October 16, 2014): A major new study shows that afterschool participation and demand are the same in 2014 as they were in 2009, and New York is no longer a Top Ten state for afterschool.

NYSAN Press Release on Advantage After School Awards (July 18, 2014): NYSAN congratulates awardees but raises concerns about programs closing for lack of funds, revealing the need for more afterschool funding.

NYSAN Press Release on New NYC Afterschool Funding (July 1, 2014): NYSAN praises city budget, applauds commitment to Out-of-School Time and youth programs.

SUNY Press Release on Leadership Summit (May 12, 2014): Mayors, local leaders highlight afterschool and summer programs that support cradle to career partnerships at summit in Buffalo, NY.

Final State Budget Falls Short on Afterschool (Mar 31, 2014): The 2014-15 final state budget leaves out the Governor’s initial proposal to increase afterschool funding.

NYSAN Press Release on Executive Budget (Jan 21, 2014): The 2014-2015 Executive Budget proposed $160 million in additional funding for afterschool programs.

Inspiring, Preparing, Supporting Press Release (Jan 14, 2014): Legislators and community leaders discuss the crucial role of afterschool programs at NYSAN’sInspiring, Preparing, Supporting Summit on January 14, 2014 in Albany, NY.

NLC NYSAN Press Release on New York Summit (Jul 26, 2013): NYSAN has been selected by the National League of Cities (NLC) as one of five networks nationwide to host a statewide Mayoral Summit on Afterschool and Expanded Learning in 2014 in Buffalo, NY.

NYSAN Lights on Afterschool Proclamation News Release (Oct 17, 2013): Governor Andrew M. Cuomo proclaims October 17th New York State’s Lights On Afterschool! Day.