Afterschool Alliance

About the Afterschool Alliance

The Afterschool Alliance is a non-profit organization dedicated to raising awareness of the importance of afterschool programs and advocating for quality, affordable programs for all children. The Afterschool Alliance is supported by a group of public, private and non-profit organizations that share the a common vision of ensuring that all youth have access to affordable, quality afterschool and expanded learning programs. Creating more afterschool programs, increasing program quality and moving toward long-term sustainability requires building strong public will in support of afterschool and expanded learning. The Afterschool Alliance was created to conduct this public awareness and advocacy work and to serve as a national voice for afterschool and expanded learning.


STEM, Federal Policy, Stakeholder Engagement, Advocacy

Technical Assistance

  • Strategic communications.
  • Advocacy support and training.
  • Consult on research and polling.
  • Public awareness and campaigns.
  • Policymaker outreach.
  • Event planning and communications strategies.

ATAC Contacts

Ursula Helminski, Vice President, External Affairs
(646) 943-8861

Jen Rinehart, Vice President of Research and Policy
(202) 347-2030

Janelle Cousino, Consultant to Afterschool Alliance
(202) 731-0791