Each day across Rhode Island, hundreds of programs are providing children and youth safe, engaging, and enriching opportunities afterschool. Advocates play a critical role in ensuring that afterschool and summer learning programs continue to provide high-quality experiences for children and youth. RIASPA offers many opportunities for you to get engaged and advocate for increased afterschool opportunities in Rhode Island.
Know the Facts – Find key research and talking points that can help you make the case for afterschool.
Take Action! – Explore ways that you can become more involved and can help ensure all children in Rhode Island have access to high-quality afterschool.
Understand Policy – Learn about key policies at the state and federal level related to afterschool.
Find My Legislator – Fill out the form to find out who you should contact about the importance of afterschool.