2017 VPOST Conference

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2017 VPOST Conference

Developing Services for Virginia's School-age Children and Youth

VPOST, the Virginia Partnership for Out-of-School-Time, is a statewide  public-private partnership dedicated to developing and expanding academic, social, emotional, and physical supports and services to school-age children and youth across the Commonwealth of Virginia during the out-of-school time hours – before-school, after-school, vacation periods, and summer. V-post.org is the official website of the Virginia Partnership for Out-of-School-Time.

 

 

Books for All Campaign

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In partnership with the Soho Center, VPOST has secured a grant for $189,000.00 to supply 300 wonderful collections of 12,900 new, quality children's books from Brown Bear, Brown Bear to an 11X17 book about Abraham Lincoln, for organizations across the State of Virginia who serve children in out of school time programs. The books will be available at the 2017 VPOST Conference.

 

HOW CAN YOU HELP GET BOOKS TO CHILDREN ACROSS VIRGINIA?

 

Sponsor a shipment of books for $500 and help VPOST reach the goal of $6,500 to cover the shipping and handling of this generous gift. All gifts are tax deductible and help children across the state of Virginia. Every gift counts, every gift matters.

 


 

 


 

 

Proposed Deep Cuts to Afterschool Programs would hurt Students and Communities

President Donald Trump’s proposed federal budget includes a $1.2 billion cut to after-school and summer programs. In explaining the budget on Thursday, Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney said there is no evidence that after-school programs benefit student performance.

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What Can We Do?

Dear Afterschool Professional:

Events recently have left our small team at the National AfterSchool Association and the members of our community sad, frightened and asking, "What can we do?"
To all who work in this field, our answer is this: Keep doing what you are doing. Keep teaching children that love is greater than hate.

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