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Outdoor Innovators: Lights On Afterschool! The Resiliency of After School Programs


Oftentimes when after school programs are referred to their importance can be overlooked. When the global pandemic hit, after school programs across the nation shut down, and like so many other essential businesses, our society began to have a deeper recognition of how crucial they really are. Nearly 14 months later, as we approach the 2021 Lights On Afterschool event, we’d like to take time to reflect on the creativity, innovativeness and resiliency the educators and children of BACR after school programs have shown, and where it’s brought them today.