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Celebrate Lights On Afterschool in Nebraska!

October 25, 2018

Launched in October 2000, Lights On Afterschool (LOA) is the only nationwide event celebrating afterschool programs and their important role in the lives of children, families and communities. The national effort is organized by the Afterschool Alliance has become a hallmark of the afterschool movement and generates media coverage across the country each year.  LOA events send a powerful message that millions more kids need quality afterschool programs. 

Governor Ricketts declared October 25th as Lights On Afterschool Day in Nebraska. Throughout October, communities took time to celebrate "Lights on Afterschool" in Nebraska!  Many of these events and rallies received local news coverage.  Take a moment to read more about a few of these wonderful LOA celebrations: North Platte, Lexington and Lincoln.

Visit the LOA resource section of the Afterschool Alliance website for more information about this annual celebration.  Additionally planning guides, event ideas, tools to engage policymakers and community members, and much more are available on this site.  

SAVE THE DATE:  Celebrate the 20th annual Lights On Afterschool Oct. 24, 2019!

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