Advocating for a Stronger Afterschool System

ExpandED Schools advocates on the city, state and federal level to secure and grow public funding for citywide afterschool programs. In addition, ExpandED works with numerous partners and coalitions to design and advance policies that promote equity of opportunity through quality afterschool programs for K-12 students.

Our Annual Campaigns

Lights On Afterschool

Every October we join the national celebration for afterschool.

After Three

City Council After Three discretionary funds provide millions of dollars for afterschool programs in all 5 boroughs.


City Council MS ExTRA funds support literacy activities in middle schools around the city.

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