24. June 2014 · Comments Off on Free After-School Programs · Categories: News · Tags: ,

Young students high school of Los Angeles and the San Fernando Valley have another option to stay busy in a positive manner and move away from the temptations of the street. In September, the new school year, thousands of high school students return to school, and it appears the concern of many parents who don’t know what their children will be or what will be exposed when you have finished the day’s classes. For this reason created the program After-School All-Stars, Los Angeles (handles) which is available in 21 schools (middle and high school) located in the area of Los Angeles and the San Fernando Valley. This initiative founded by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger in 2002 offers programs that educate, guide and inspire thousands of students every day through activities that focus on health, physical activity and nutrition. Programs for later classes are varied and entertaining, specially designed to give youth positive alternatives to spend the time and away from the dangers of drugs, crime and violence, since they have with artistic activities, youth leadership and service to the community, all managed from an innovative and modern way so that it can appeal to young people.

In this way the programme contributes to decrease the risk of students become involved in illegal activities, while increasing your safety when the school day has ended. Currently handles program serves 10,000 students living in communities with high needs and few resources. Our main goal is to keep our students safe and occupied a productively when they finish their classes, that is when the situation becomes critical to many of them. We have been fighting every day to change the lives of these students and inspire them to seek a better future, said Ana Campos, President and Executive Director of the organization handles. Schools that offer the program Los Angeles: Belvedere Middle School, Bret Harte Prep Middle School, Downtown Value School, Edison Middle School, Gertz-Ressler High School, Griffith Middle School, Heritage College-Ready Academy, John Liechty Middle School, the Middle School Leadership Academy, Richard Merkin Middle School, William and Carol Ouchi High School other areas: Bell Gardens Intermediate – Bell Gardens, Charles T. Kranz Intermediate – El Monte, Huntington Park College Ready Academy High School – Huntington Park, New Millennium Secondary School-Carson, Southeast Middle School – South Gate, Suva Intermediate – Bell Gardens of San Fernando Valley: Mt.