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Children Set the Pace for Family Activity and Healthy Eating

BOKS ResearchBrief img apr2017 A new research snapshot summary of a study that examines the association of BOKS before-school participation with change in family attitude and behaviors towards physical activity participation and healthy eating. Read more>>

Most Influential in Health & Wellness

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We’re excited to announce that we’ve been selected by the National Afterschool Association as a Most Influential in Health & Wellness honoree. It's a privilege and honor to be included along with these other leaders and organizations whose advocacy and support of afterschool programs we applaud. See the full list here>>

Strengthening and Safeguarding Continuous Quality Improvement Systems

New report documents the work of the Next Generation Afterschool System-Building Initiative and shares the collective lessons learned; read more>>

New, Free Professional Development Resource

A new, free professional development resource, After School Gets Moving, offers a media-based professional development intervention for afterschool practitioners. The program, developed by Vida Health Communications and funded by the Centers for Disease Control and the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, has now been digitalized and is available for free viewing and download.