National Partnership for Quality Afterschool Learning
A Resource Guide for Planning and Operating Afterschool Programs

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This resource addresses the topic: Programming.

Our Roots, Our Future: Affirming Culture and Language in After School and Youth Programs
Jhumpa Bhattacharya, Ann Jaramillo, Lisette Lopez, Laurie Olsen, Amy Scharf, and Mona Shah
This resource is designed for directors and staff of afterschool and youth development programs. The book includes a framework for understanding the key cultural, linguistic, and racial issues that afterschool providers face; success stories from five afterschool sites that affirm culture and language in their program design; comments from youth on the importance of culture, language, and community in their lives; and tools that you can use in your program. Our Roots, Our Future offers strategies for working with and supporting immigrants and young people of all cultures. (112 pages)
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