The Iowa Afterschool Alliance is seeking input from across the state on issues related to child and youth academic and social success. Join us for a listening session near you.
The Iowa Afterschool Alliance is seeking input from afterschool and summer providers, as well as advocates of high quality afterschool and summer learning opportunities, school leaders, nonprofit organizations, and others, on how to increase the quality and availability of afterschool and summer programming across the state. These intimate conversations will help inform the development of a state report on afterschool and summer to be released on October 20, 2016 at the Summit on Advancing Academic and Social Outcomes for Iowa Children and Youth hosted by the Iowa Afterschool Alliance and partners.

The Iowa Afterschool Alliance is conducting five regional listening sessions starting next week on Monday, August 29. Below are dates and locations of each listening session.

Monday, August 29, 2016; 10:00 a.m. to Noon; Host: Siouxland Human Investment Partnership, Location Northwest AEA Room F, 1520 Morningside Ave., Sioux City, IA 51106

Tuesday, August 30, 2016
; 10:00 a.m. to Noon; Host: Burlington Schools, Location: Aldo Leopold Middle School Library, 3075 Sunnyside Ave., Burlington, Iowa 52601

Thursday, September 1
, 2016; 10:00 a.m. to Noon; Host: Oelwein Schools, Location: Oelwein Public Library Meeting Room, 201 E. Charles, Oelwein, IA 50662

Tuesday, September 6, 2016
; 10:00 a.m. to Noon; Location TBD - Des Moines area

Thursday, September 15, 2016; 10:00 a.m. to Noon, Host: Southwest STEM Hub, Location: Southwestern Community College-Red Oak, Front Conference Room, 2300 N 4th Street, Red Oak 51566 

Please join us for an important conversation on how we can best support our children's and youth's academic and social success.

If you cannot attend a listening session or would like to provide additional input following a listening session, please complete a survey online at 
Thank you for all you do for Iowa's children, youth, and families. Together we can build a better Iowa for years to come.


Michelle Rich
Network Coordinator
Iowa Afterschool Alliance
2910 Westown Pkwy, Ste 302
West Des Moines, Iowa 50266
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