Afterschool Resources

Afterschool advocacy can be a quick and simple process. There are a number of advocacy organizations that can provide you with easy-to-use letter and email templates.

In addition, many have email list serves that allow you to speak your mind with the click of a mouse!

Here are a few of our favorites in New York State:

Association of New York State Youth Bureaus:

Center for After-School Excellence:

Children’s Aid Society:

Cornell Cooperative Extension:

Early Care & Learning Council :

Fight Crime, Invest in Kids New York:

New York Children’s Action Network:

New York City Department of Education:

New York City Department of Youth and Community Development:

New York State Association for the Education of Young Children:

New York State Center for School Safety:

New York State Education Department:

New York State Office of Children and Family Services:

New York State Statewide 21st CCLC Technical Assistance Center:

NYS Council on Children and Families:

Partnership for After School Education:

The After-School Corporation:

The New York State Afterschool Network:

Winning Beginning:

YMCAs of New York State:
National Afterschool Resources

4H Afterschool:

ACT for Youth:


Children’s Defense Fund:

Coalition for Community Schools:

Fight Crime, Invest in Kids:

Forum for Youth Investment:

National Afterschool Association:

National Association for Family Child Care:

National Association for the Education of Young Children:

National Association of Child Care Resource and Referral Agencies:

National Network for Child Care:

National School Board Association:

School Age Notes:

The Afterschool Alliance:

The Finance Project:

The Innovation Center:

The National Institute of Out-of-School Time:

Youth Development Information Center:

Understanding Bullying & Cyberbullying:

NYS Membership