Welcome to Ignite Afterschool’s advocacy toolkit!
You have already taken the most important step in the advocacy process: showing up. By visiting this toolkit, you’ve demonstrated a commitment to learn about and engage in advocacy for access to high-quality afterschool programs for all Minnesota students. We thank you.
Ignite’s advocacy toolkit is a compilation of research-based key messages and resources to help you build energy and engagement in your community, with your elected officials, and within your network. The resources in this toolkit were created to advocate for:
1. Increased funding for high-quality afterschool programs in Minnesota
2. Increased access to high-quality afterschool programs for underserved youth
Ignite Afterschool’s advocacy toolkit is comprised of 5 sections that separate resources by advocacy theme: