Because you made your voices heard, we are one step away from a $50 million increase in afterschool funding.

1. ask gov. newsom to approve afterschool funding increase

The budget headed to Governor Gavin Newsom’s desk for signature includes $50 million in increased funding for After School Education & Safety (ASES) programs. Tell Gov. Newsom to approve the funding increase.

  • TEXT "Leaders" to 52886 or CLICK HERE to contact Governor Newsom's office.

  • For Spanish, TEXT "Protejan" a 52886 o HAZ CLIC AQUÍ.

2. Sign the petition to save afterschool

Updated Petition: Tell the Governor and the Legislature that you support increased funding for the After School Education and Safety (ASES) program this year. You can add your name as an individual, an organization, or both. More than 380 organizations and 2,441 individuals have already shared their support for more funding for ASES programs and the students and families they serve.

3. contact congress

Fight back against President Trump's proposed elimination of federal funding for afterschool. Contact Congress through Afterschool Alliance's easy form.

4. share your story

Tell us what you are experiencing in your after school program:

5. become an afterschool advocate

Looking to make a larger impact? Become an Afterschool Advocate to make a bold stand, adding your voice to California Afterschool Advocacy Alliance's powerful chorus of afterschool providers, school districts, and child and family advocates.