By Olivia Kemp, MSW Intern Hi, my name is Olivia Kemp and I am happy to announce that I am the new MSW Intern at GSAN! I will be working
By Katie Landes, Director Join the Georgia Statewide Afterschool Network (GSAN) for the inaugural Brews for Afterschool. It promises to be a festive evening, offering guests an opportunity to play
By Katie Landes, Director Approximately 100,000 children in Georgia under the age of 18 live with serious mental health conditions. Many of these children do not receive the necessary treatment.
By Sharnae Scott, AmeriCorps VISTA Member On July 13th, Atlanta-Fulton Public Libraries and the Preservation of Life afterschool program hosted a pajama day at College Park, Dogwood, Cleveland Avenue, East Point,
By Sharnae Scott, AmeriCorps VISTA Member On Wednesday, June 14th, GSAN hosted Afterschool Community Conversations: Working together to strengthen Albany at Phoebe Northwest Conference Center in Albany, GA. A group
By Katie Landes, Director As the school year wraps up, we are getting excited for summer learning programs across the state to kick into action! Summer learning programs are
What’s the difference between lobbying and advocating? By Katie Landes, Director Both advocating and lobbying are critical to raising awareness of and support for afterschool. For afterschool in particular, the
By Gail Ledezma-Smith, Senior Manager of Outreach & Quality Initiatives We are excited to announce the launch of the Georgia Afterschool E-Learning Institute. The online learning platform allows out-of-school time
By Katie Landes, Director Earlier this month, afterschool got some much deserved love and attention from education leaders, elected officials, athletes, and celebrities at the 2017 National Afterschool Summit, “Ready
By Sarina Marsh, MSW Intern The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recommends children and adolescents (age 6 – 17 years) get at minimum 60 minutes of physical
By Jessica Woltjen, Outreach Manager Earlier this month, President Trump released his budget priorities which included the elimination of funding for the 21st Century Community Learning Centers Program, the only
By Sharnae Scott, Americorps VISTA Member I’m thrilled to be part of the GSAN and Voices team as the new Americorps VISTA member. I’ll be working on the 21st CCLC
By Katie Landes, Director of GSAN 2016 is almost over! It has been a big year for afterschool in Georgia and for us here at the Georgia Statewide Afterschool Network.
By Sarina Marsh, MSW Intern Throughout the week of October 17th, afterschool programs across the United States joined the Afterschool Alliance in celebration of their 17th annual Lights On Afterschool
By Sarina Marsh, MSW Intern This week, GSAN is spotlighting some of the amazing afterschool programs around Georgia in honor of Lights on Afterschool. Today’s spotlight program is STAR House Foundation’s