Experience After School: Engaging Older Adults in After-School Programs
This guide explores how leagues of older Americans eager to get involved in their communities and give back might be an asset to school districts and independent after-school program providers. The authors suggest pairing districts, recreation centers, churches, libraries, and neighborhood organizations with organizations such as Retired and Senior Volunteer Program, Foster Grandparents, Senior Companions, and Service Corps of Retired Executives to enhance existing after-school programs without increasing costs. Available in a free 80-page PDF.
The 5 Promises
The 5 Promises represent conditions children need to achieve adult success. The collective work of the Alliance involves keeping these promises to America’s youth. This article relates to the promises highlighted below: