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Afterschool Advocacy Week 2022

February 1 - February 4

Afterschool Advocacy Week 2022 (February 1-4, 2022)

We are pleased to invite you to join us in our virtual 2022 Afterschool Advocacy Week! Join participants, parents, program providers, and other supporters of afterschool, summer, and expanded learning programs like yourself to advocate for New York’s children and families.

We will host the following events during the week:

  • Afterschool Rising: Virtual Showcase (Tuesday, February 1, 5-6:30 pm ET): Participants, families, and other afterschool stakeholders will share the critical impact of afterschool. 
  • Afterschool Call-In/Email (Wednesday, February 2, All Day): Supporters of afterschool will reach out to representatives about the importance of afterschool, summer, and expanded learning opportunities and increase the visibility of advocacy efforts. 
  • Afterschool Tweetstorm (Thursday, February 3, 11-12 pm ET): Supporters of afterschool will reach out to legislators via Twitter.
  • Afterschool Legislative Meetings (Tuesday-Friday, February 1-4, 2022): Supporters will attend meetings with legislative officers to express the importance of supporting and funding afterschool programs.

Kickoff* (January 31, 2022): Join other advocates to network and learn more about our priorities this year!

In addition to Afterschool Advocacy Week 2022, you can also register to participate in the State of Afterschool update calls, Regional Afterschool Forums, Spring for Afterschool Day of Action.

Go here to register: tinyurl.com/afterschool22




New York State Network for Youth Success