Parents, youth, faith-based and business leaders, program administrators, educators and other advocates for youth and education from across Pennsylvania will flock together to address the importance of afterschool and out-of-school time youth development.
The event is part of Pennsylvania Statewide Afterschool Youth Development Network's advocacy day, where it will serve as a reminder to the commonwealth's leaders that afterschool programs keep kids safe, motivate them to learn and help working families. The event will be held at the Pennsylvania State Capitol Rotunda in Harrisburg.
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Federal Programs Related to - Afterschool Enrichment
Programs that provide supervision and safety for young people in the hours after school, as well as provide youth access to computers and technology, provide opportunities to learn and master new skills, prepare children for a productive future, create excitement about learning, and provide tutoring. After-School Enrichment Programs; After-School Programs; After School Programs; Extra-School Settings; Out-of-School Hours Programs; 21st Century Community Learning Centers Initiative Programs
Federal Programs Related to - Citizen Participation
Programs that seek to ensure the broad participation of community residents in government decision making and the political process. Citizen Interest Groups; Citizenship; Civics; Collective Action Programs; Grassroots; Mass Participation; Participatory Democracy
Federal Programs Related to - Educational Programs
Programs within the context of the formal educational system or offered as an adjunct to the traditional school curriculum which provide instructional services that are individualized or specialized to meet the special needs and interests of learners.
Use references: Bilingual Education; Compensatory Education; Cooperative Extension; Correctional Education; Discovery Learning; Extension Education; Extension Services; Independent Learning; Independent Study Programs; Migrant Child Education; Migrant Education; Multicultural Education; Prison Education; Self Directed Learning; Self Instruction; Self Teaching; University Extension
Federal Programs Related to - Civil Rights, Social Action & Advocacy, General/Other
Programs that focus on protecting and promoting the broad civil rights and civil liberties of individuals and work to change public policy and opinion in a variety of areas.
See also: +COMMON CODE Advocacy (**B); Hate Crimes Prevention (I02.07); Housing Discrimination (I05.08); Voter Services (W08.05)
Federal Programs Related to - Youth Development, General/Other
Programs that provide opportunities for children and youth to participate in recreational, cultural, social and civic activities through membership in clubs and other youth groups with a special focus on programs whose purpose is to help youngsters develop their potential and grow into healthy, educated, responsible and productive adults.