A group of young adults stand togeter and hold up pictures of lightbulbs that say why they like afterschool programs.

Let’s Celebrate Lights On After School!

Let’s Celebrate Lights On Afterschool! October 24th, 2019 is almost here! This is the day to celebrate afterschool with Lights On Afterschool, a nationwide celebration organized by the Afterschool Alliance. Lights On Afterschool has been happening for 20 years. Lights On Afterschool recognizes the way afterschool programs support students, families, and communities. One of the ways afterschool programs provide opportunities …

Meet Jessica: Future Pediatrician and Stronger Austin Kids Instructor

We would like to put the spotlight on an amazing Stronger Austin Kids Instructor: Jessica Medrano! What Does Jessica do as a Stronger Austin Kids Instructor? Jessica began working for Stronger Austin this fall at Hart Elementary. She works with both first and second-grade students. She understands the importance of establishing and growing relationships with her students, which is why …