Lights On Afterschool

Celebrate Lights on Afterschool 2019!

20th Annual Event

October 24, 2019

Launched in October 2000, Lights On Afterschool is the only nationwide event celebrating Afterschool programs and their important role in the lives of children, families and communities. The effort has become a hallmark of the Afterschool movement and generates media coverage across the country each year, with the lighting of the Empire State Building!

Join the fun! Host an event and register it here: 

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Even if you’re busy, you can be a part of #LightsOnAfterschool and inspire others to get involved

by taking the #LightbulbChallenge.

Post a photo of you, your program, your family – whoever – posing a lightbulb on Oct 24! Here’s how:


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