National Afterschool Alliance

What Works: Lessons from 100,000 Lights On Afterschool Celebrations

Posted on September 3, 2018

For the 12th year in a row, the Empire State Building will light up the night sky as a beacon of support for afterschool program nationwide. Make sure your program is among them!

There are almost two months left for you to start preparing for a celebration that will shine as brightly as the New York City skyline on October 25.

Sign up to host a local Lights On Afterschool event: http://www.afterschoolalliance.org/loaHostEvent.cfm

To find inspiration for your event, browse through this year’s event ideas and themes and choose a theme that fits your program’s goals. Ready to change the world? Explore the Youth Voice theme and find new ways to help your students engage with their community. Want to help your community live healthier lives? Head to Health and Wellness and get ready to host a game of kickball or a family dinner to teach physical activity and healthy eating skills.

Browse event ideas and themes: http://www.afterschoolalliance.org/loaEventThemes.cfm

Lights On 101 webinar
First time participating in Lights On Afterschool? Know the drill, but want to know what’s new?

Join us at 1 p.m. EDT on Thursday, September 6 for our webinar, “What Works: Lessons from 100,000 Lights On Afterschool Celebrations.”

RSVP for the webinar: http://afterschoolalliance.org/webinars.cfm?ID=E1DAAE48-5056-A82E-7AB64CA7AF2B414C

 


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