SPEAKING UP AND SPEAKING OUT

One of OAN’s Core Values is that we use our collective voice to speak up and speak out! We encourage you to do the same as you advocate for your child, your program, your community, your state or your country.

Click HERE to find language about the powerful benefits of Afterschool and Summer Learning to use when advocating.


FURTHER READING

Here are a few articles that talk about the issues facing working families as it relates to the need for Afterschool and Summer Learning programs.

Why Does The School Day End Two Hours Before The Work Day?

10 Ways To Be An Effective Advocate For Your Child At School

We Must Continue To Advocate For Funding For Afterschool Programs

Why Afterschool Programs?

There’s A Child Care Gap After School – And It’s Hurting Working Families