By Jessica Woltjen, Policy & Outreach Manager On October 25th, afterschool programs across the nation joined the Afterschool Alliance in celebration of the 19th annual Lights On Afterschool Day. Lights On Afterschool
By Jessica Woltjen, Policy & Outreach Manager When the clock strikes 3 p.m., thousands of Georgia’s youth head off to explore their interests, develop new skills, and build upon school
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 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 Children’s Mental Health Day is coming up on May 5th and we are calling on you to help #GaKidsSpeakUp! As an out-of-school time provider, you are much
By Katie Landes, Director of GSAN The life of a child advocate is busy, and your time is limited –– we understand. So when emails and news articles announcing the latest