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Minimum Wage Hike Imperils After-School Programs - Randy Barth, founder and CEO of THINK Together, The Orange County Register, March 19, 2017

California Lawmakers Approve Budget Without Additional Funds for Afterschool - Marva Hinton, Edweek, June 2016

Gov. Brown Agrees to Add Money for Child Care, Preschool in Budget - John Fensterwald, EdSource, June 10, 2016

Teacher Housing, After-School Funding Bills Ignored - Kimberley Beltran, Cabinet Report, June 7, 2016

Saving After-School Programs from Unintended Effects of Raising Mininum Wage - Senator Loni Hancock & Jennifer Peck, EdSource, June 2, 2016.

After-School Programs Deserve More State Funding - Gregory D. Totten - Ventura County District Attorney, May 28,2016

Advocates Asking for a Boost to After School Program Funding - Tom Chorneau, Cabinet Report, May 26, 2016

Clippers' Chris Paul Writes About the Need for After-school Program Funding: Guest Commentary - Chris Paul and Renata Simril, Los Angeles Daily News, May 24, 2016

Kids Need Help After School, in Summer: Guest commentary - Jody Breckenridge, Retired U.S. Coast Guard Vice Admiral, East Bay Times, May 19, 2016

Requests Up, Expectations Low for Extra School Cash - Tom Chorneau, Cabinet Report, May 10, 2016

After School Programs Endangered by Wage Increase - Randy Barth, The Press Enterprise, April 29, 2016

After-school Programs Face Troubles, Survey Says - Maureen Magee, San Diego Union-Tribune, April 12, 2016

Some After-School Program Providers Say Flat Funding May Cause Them to Close - Sue Frey, EdSource, April 7, 2016

Council Backs Bill to Fund After-School Programs - Don Wanlass, LA Independent, March 25, 2016

Council Backs Legislation to Fund After-School Programs - Wave Wire Services, Los Angeles WAVE, March 25, 2016

LA to Sacramento: Invest More in After School Programs - Gregory Cornfield, Park Labrea News Beverley Press, March 23, 2016

LA Wants $1 More Per Student Per Day for After-School Programs - Sonali Kohli, LA Times, March 22, 2016

More Money Sought for After-School Programs - LA School Report, March 22, 2016

LA City Council Backs Mesaure to Increase Funding for After-School Programs - Paige Austin, Eagle Rock Patch, March 19, 2016

LA City Council Behind LAUSD Effort to Increase After-School Funding - City News Service, Los Angeles Daily News, March 18, 2016

'Existential Threat' to LAUSD After-School Program? Council Backs Bill - City News Service, My News, March 18, 2016

Piden Fondos para los Programas de Enriquecimiento Escolar - Virginia Gaglianone, La Opinion, 18 Marzo 2016

After-school programs need funds to help students thrive: Guest Commentary - Steve Zimmer, President of LAUSD Board of Education, and Eric Gurna, President and CEO of LA's BEST After School Enrichment Program, Los Angeles Daily News, March 11, 2016

LAUSD: Los Programas Exrta-Escolares Necesitan Fondos - Steve Zimmer, Presidente de la Junta, Distrito Escolar Unificado de Los Angeles, y Eric Gurna, Presidente y CEO, Programa LA's BEST After School Enrichment Program. La Opinion, 12 Marzo 2016

We must continue investing in after-school programs - Carlos Rojas, Chief of Police for the Santa Ana Police Department, Orange County Register, March 6, 2016

Calif. Furlough Bill Would Provide Relief for Cash-Strapped After-School Programs - Kathryn Baron, Time and Learning Blog, Education Week, July 27, 2015

Key education bills still in play as legislators take summer break - EdSource Staff, EdSource, July 21, 2015

Flat funding threatens push for quality after-school programs - Susan Frey, EdSource, July 20, 2015

Calif. Legislators Approve $25 Million More for After-School Program - Kathryn Baron, Time and Learning Blog, Education Week,
June 11, 2015

Guest Commentary: After-school programs an investment in community - Berkeley Chief of Police Michael Meehan, Oakland Tribue, June 10, 2015

California Legislators Seek Compromise on Increase for After-School Grant - Kathryn Baron, Time and Learning Blog, Education Week, June 5, 2015

Norm Andrade: Keeping kids busy keeps them out of trouble - Merced Police Chief Norm Andrade, Merced Sun Star, May 14, 2015

Piden Más Fondos para Programas Académicos Extracurriculares - Univision 19 Sacramento, May 13, 2015

Rally for After School Program Funding - KXTV Sacramento, May 12, 2015

Rally to Save After School & Summer Programs - KXTL Sacramento, May 15, 2015

Time to Raise the Funding Rate for ASES Programs – Jessica Gunderson, Guest Blogger, Learning in Afterschool Blog, April 20, 2015

After-school programs could be cut at four Sacramento Schools - Ryan Lillis, SacBee, April 15, 2015

Stagnant funding hurts after-school programs, survey finds - Susan Frey, EdSource, March 30, 2015