Over 1.5 million students are at risk as Congress debates eliminating $1 billion from vital after-school programs. At a time when an additional 20 million students want to be in programs but none are available it is more important than ever that we inform our policy makers about the many reasons these programs help our children succeed in school and in life. Take a moment to use the power of social media to join this effort and be the champions our students are depending on.

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Tweet4afterschool.com is a joint social media collaboration launched by the USC Schwarzenegger Institute, After-School All-Stars and the Afterschool Alliance at the National After-School Summit on March 24th, 2015. Tweet4afterschool.com is a one-stop-shop for after-school advocates looking to engage and educate policy makers and opinion shapers across the country. Please visit tweet4afterschool.com regularly to see how you can support the after-school movement from anywhere in the world.