Why does Summer Matter to you? Post a video explaining why summer matters to you and use the hashtag ‪#‎WhySummerMatters‬. We’ll be sharing videos we receive from kids, programs, and families, and highlighting great summer learning opportunities throughout the state.

Every Hour Counts Report

The report describes the pressing social issues that impact student learning, including poverty and inequity, and examine the ways in which expanded learning can help remove some of the associated barriers.

Summer Matters Road Trip Across California

Summer Matters is taking a road trip! Representatives from the Summer Matters campaign will be traveling the state in a vehicle wrapped in the Summer Matters logo and speaking to media outlets about the unique value of summer learning.

Rally to Save Afterschool and Summer

Join us on May 10 at the Sacramento Capitol Building North Steps to rally in support of afterschool programs across the state.

Video: The CA Afterschool and Summer Challenge

CalSAC’s annual CA Afterschool Challenge aims to educate and empower professionals, youth, and families to engage in grassroots advocacy statewide and locally to advance the out-of-school time field.

Register Now for the Afterschool & Summer Challenge

The Challenge is a unique event that includes a full day of training and networking that culminates with legislative visits and a rally at the State Capitol. Join us in Sacramento on May 9-10, 2016 and make your voice heard!

Help secure $73 Million for ASES

The Summer Matters campaign seeks to provide access to high-quality summer learning programs to all children in California. Without a rate increase, all expanded learning programs are at risk for a decrease, rather than increase, in quality, including summer. Please take a few minutes to read how YOU can help.