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Supporting Educational Achievement with Afterschool Programs Located in Affordable Housing

Establishing afterschool and summer programming can be an effective strategy to support the educational achievement of low-income students and extend their progress in the classroom. Affordable housing developments are home to many low-income students who could benefit from educational supports outside of school. This profile explores the partnership formed between an affordable housing provider and an education advocate and technical assistance provider to develop and offer high-quality afterschool programming in the buildings where students live.

For more information or to schedule an interview with the author, please contact Andrea Nesby, Sr. Marketing & Communications Associate, at (202) 466-2121, ext. 240, or anesby@nhc.org.

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