Dallas Afterschool in the News

School's Out for Summer—And That's a Problem

Posted: 08/17/2017 - 10:31am

Are summer breaks the idyllic vacation time for families or can the time off have lasting repercussions? Read Christina Hanger's editorial, exploring the history of summer breaks and the effects of summer learning loss on students. 

Dallas Shows Investing In After-School Programs Is A No-Brainer

Posted: 08/17/2017 - 10:14am

Afterschool matters, and we can prove it.

Dallas Afterschool Steps into Next Decade With Eye on Access

Posted: 04/24/2017 - 2:26pm


Dallas Afterschool has long touted the benefits kids receive from having quality out-of-school time programming.

Dallas Afterschool Featured On My Sweet Charity

Posted: 09/15/2016 - 12:06pm


Dallas Afterschool was the first non-profit to be featured on My Sweet Charity as a part of the NTXGiving Day Booster Series. Click here to read the full article!

Dallas Afterschool Recognizes Cherri Musser, Announces Three New Board Members

Posted: 06/23/2016 - 3:56pm

Dallas Afterschool would like to extend a thank you to Cherri Musser for her six years of service on the Dallas Afterschool board.

United Way and Fluor Celebrate a Successful Campaign Year

Posted: 06/08/2016 - 2:36pm

United Way of Metropolitan Dallas presented the Spirit of Caring Award to Fluor Corporation on June 2, 2016. Click here for the video recognizing the success of the 2015-2016 fundraising effort under the leadership of campaign co-chair David T. Seaton, CEO of the Fluor Corporation.

Dallas Afterschool Announces New Hire, Vice President of Development

Posted: 05/10/2016 - 4:01pm

Kate Leary Wisniewski is a person on the move! Originally featured in the Dallas Business Journal, Dallas Afterschool is pleased to announce that Kate will be joining our team as the Vice President of Development. In addition to her leadership role, she will also advance a fund development strategy that will strengthen Dallas Afterschool's donor portfolio.

91st Annual United Way Kicks Off

Posted: 03/01/2016 - 2:05pm

Click here to see how Dallas Afterschool partnered with United Way to bring Wonder Kits to more students.

Dallas Afterschool Aims to Keep Kids Active

Posted: 07/31/2015 - 9:53am

"There was a time when after school care was just homework help, apple-juice boxes, and peanut butter sandwiches - not the most appealing situation for today's youth.
Introducing Dallas Afterschool, where there's more to programming than just snacks."
Read more about Dallas Afterschool's mission and hear from our Chief Executive Officer, Christina Hanger, here.