What did you do after school? Chances are you discovered a talent or passion that helped you expand your life possibilities, or you at least had a safe place to go. But while all families want these experiences for their kids, after-school opportunities are scarce in low income communities. For many of the millions of kids who stop learning at 3 PM and have no access to enriching after-school programs, their best alternative is to be home alone with a game controller and a bag of chips.
It costs the price of a portable DVD player ($100) to pay for a child in New York City public schools to attend a high quality after-school program for two weeks. Help TASC give kids the after-school experiences they need to be their best, in and out of school.