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NIOST stands with our Asian and Asian American sisters and brothers in grieving the loss of life and the racialized acts of violence in Atlanta and elsewhere. We join the call for racial equity and racial healing and the building of a just world for all. Please see the statement from our Executive Director of the Wellesley Centers for Women, Layli Maparyan here>>

The Initiative

Through the Afterschool Matters Initiative, the National Institute on Out-of-School Time (NIOST) offers out-of-school-time (OST) professionals unique opportunities to expand their own research, evaluation, program development, and policy-making skills via the National Afterschool Matters (NASM) Fellowship Program and Afterschool Matters Journal.

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The Afterschool Matters Initiative is managed by the National Institute on Out-of-School Time, a program of the Wellesley Centers for Women at Wellesley College

Georgia Hall, PhD, is Managing Editor of the Afterschool Matters Journal

Wellesley Centers for Women
Wellesley College
106 Central Street
Wellesley, MA 02481-8203 USA

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