Background and Key Messaging

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Front page of advocacy toolkit

A short introduction to advocacy

Preview of key terms and definitions

Terms and definitions to know in the world of afterschool and legislative advocacy

Preview of key messages

Talking points to use when speaking to others about the need for afterschool access and funding

Preview of 21st CCLC brief

Case studies on 21st Century Community Learning Centers and the impact of afterschool programming on students’ success in school

MN Afterschool access graphic

Key findings about afterschool access in Minnesota using data from the 2016 Minnesota Student Survey

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Flowchart outlining the process of how ideas become a law in Minnesota

Preview of Ignite Afterschool document

Ignite Afterschool’s values and beliefs

Find additional reports and data on afterschool access and programming in Minnesota by visiting our Why Afterschool Matters and Afterschool Access pages.