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

Resource Description

This resource addresses the topics: Management, Programming.

Promoting Physical Activity and Healthy Nutrition in Afterschool Settings: Strategies for Program Leaders and Policy Makers (New)
Afterschool Investments Project
This resource discusses the role afterschool programs can play in the prevention of childhood obesity. Specifically, it discusses how these programs can reach those most at risk, including minorities and those in poverty; how they can reach children at a time of day when they would normally be inactive; and how they can provide nutritious meals and snacks that can serve as good dietary examples. It also provides examples of how these ideas have been applied at the federal, state, and local levels. The three major areas addressed are (1) incorporating physical activity and nutrition into afterschool programming; (2) using policy levers to build provider capacity and facilitate the afterschool community's involvement in policy discussions; and (3) accessing resources and developing financing strategies. (30 pages)
© 2006
Web Resource
The Finance Project (Afterschool Investments)
1401 New York Ave. NW, Ste. 800
Washington, DC 20005
Phone: 202-628-4200
Fax: 202-628-1293

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