Alabama Department of Health’s HWI Summer Trainings :: The Healthy Wellness Initiative (HWI) is a partnership between the Alabama Department of Public Health’s Nutrition and Physical Activity Division and the State Department of Education’s Federal Programs Section. The HWI provides 21st Century Community Learning Centers, Dependent Care Coordinators, and Community Educators with technical assistance, resources, and information regarding physical activity, nutrition, healthy weight, […]

America’s ToothFairy: Oral Health Education Program :: Tooth decay is the #1 chronic childhood disease in the US, and America’s ToothFairy believes afterschool providers play a major role in addressing this pressing public health issue. The America’s ToothFairy Oral Health Education Program provides resources to incorporate oral health learning opportunities into your afterschool program, including the ToothFairy 101 Community Education Kit (a […]

Potential Grant Opportunity :: Kars4Kids is a national Jewish nonprofit organization that funds educational and youth programs in communities across North America. Our full suite of year round programs includes school placement and tuition assistance, mentorship and extracurricular programs, family retreats and summer camps. Our wide array of services is designed to impact every aspect of a child’s development, […]

             Alabama Afterschool Community Network

The Alabama Afterschool Community Network (ALACN) is an initiative of the Truman Pierce Institute of the College of Education at Auburn University. ALACN works in collaboration with the Alabama State Department of Education, the Alabama 21st Century Community Learning Centers, and the Alabama Community Education Association (ACEA) to ensure Alabama youth, families, and communities have access to high quality programming during Out-of-School time that promotes positive development and life-long learning. Our goal as a Network is to support and strengthen Out-of- School time programs that engage youth, families, communities, and policy makers as champions for sustainable, high-quality programming through engagement and capacity building to inspire a lifetime of learning.

ALACN partners with the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation and the National Network of Statewide Afterschool Networks.

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