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National Virtual Briefing on Summer Enrichment Funding

March 3, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Please join Senators Chris Murphy (CT) and Michael Bennett (CO), along with national out-of-school time leaders on March 3, 2021, for an update on a K-12 reconciliation bill that includes dedicated summer enrichment funding to support America’s most vulnerable students.

The Senators urge Congress to include dedicated funding in the next COVID-19 relief package to support local educational agencies, community-based organizations, and municipalities to provide quality summer enrichment programs and meet additional staff needs for new programming.

Leaders will speak on the newest data on COVID-19 learning disparities as well as the critical role of summer programs in responding to students’ academic, physical health and social-emotional needs.

Date/Time: March 3, 2021 – 3-4 pm ET/ Noon-1pm PT

  • Senators Chris Murphy and Michael Bennet
  • Aaron Philip Dworkin, National Summer Learning Association CEO
  • Marcus Goodwin, Afterschool Alliance Board Member
  • Javonna Grimes, Afterschool Alliance Youth Ambassador – Minneapolis, MN
  • Mike Flynn, CEO, Boys & Girls Club of Ridgefield
  • Daniela Meltzer, Executive Director, Horizons at Colorado Academy
  • Jennifer Wright, Assistant Coordinator of STEAM and Summer Programming, Consolidated School District of New Britain