The NIOST staff is working remotely and will continue for as long as necessary to protect the health and safety of our community. Please do not hesitate to contact us with questions or to request information. We can be reached at niost@wellesley.edu.

We stand in solidarity with all people who are working for social justice and equity.

Organizations with Resources for Educators (collected by John Gardner Center for Youth and Their Communities): Equal Justice Initiative, Human Rights Watch, Facing History and Ourselves, Teaching Tolerance

  • HOST MILESTONES

    The annual National AfterSchool Association Convention featured multiple HEPA focused workshops and included a HOST Coalition meet-up.



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    A special issue of New Directions for Youth Development, sponsored by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the National AfterSchool Association and edited by Jean Wiecha and Georgia Hall, presented recent research findings on healthy eating and physical activity in the OST field.


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    The HEPA Standards were adopted by the National AfterSchool Association Board of Directors, YMCA of the USA, Boys and Girls Clubs of America, and Alliance for a Healthier Generation.


  • HOST MILESTONES

    HOST Coalition researchers developed the HEPA standards for out-of-school time programs through research, literature review and input of coalition members.



  • HOST MILESTONES

    The HOST Coalition was created by the National Institute on Out-of-School Time, the University of Massachusetts Boston, and the YMCA of the USA.



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

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