1. contact your legislators - under 5 minutes

Your Senator and Assembly Member need to hear from you about afterschool. You can do that quickly and easily from your cell phone or computer:

Text “AFTERSCHOOL” to 52886 or click on this link

From this platform, you can quickly email, call, and tweet your legislators. Take a few minutes to tell them to Save Afterschool. Then, tell your friends and family to do the same. Our collective voice should echo throughout the state and in the State Capitol.

2. write a letter from your organization

Let’s show how many organizations across California care about afterschool. If you haven’t sent in a letter yet, customize this letter on your organization's letterhead. Email your letter to us and we’ll submit it to the right committees for you.

3. Sign the petition to save afterschool

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.

4. contact congress

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

5. share your story

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

6. 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.