Summer Matters’ focus is on young people with the greatest need and fewest resources and we provide resources and support to summer learning programs.
The Summer Matters campaign is expanding and evolving into the California Summer Matters Network. Since 2009, the campaign has been a great success with some notable accomplishments including:
- increasing the number of students in summer learning programs,
- helping California define what a high-quality summer learning programs looks like, and
- building a broad-based number of champions for summer learning.
And after surveying campaign partners, we found a strong desire to continue this momentum and continue to broaden and deepen the impact across the state. An LA County Summer Matters Network already launched in 2016.
The California Summer Matters Network will provide unique opportunities for members to identify ways and means to work together toward common outcomes that will ultimately increase and improve the summer learning opportunities, for all children and youth across the state. The network will be coordinated, facilitated, and convened by our newly formed Core Team, which is made up of seven organizations: The Core Team members are: