An alliance of public, private, and nonprofit groups committed to raising awareness and expanding resources for afterschool programs. ASAS DC played an active role in their campaign to secure the continuation of 21st CCLC funding at the federal level.
The mission of Breathing Space is to support healthy families through yoga and wellness education. Breathing Space partners with ASAS DC through their 'teach kids yoga' program. This allows ASAS DC to offer free after-school yoga classes to our students!
Community in Schools Nation’s Capital (CISNC):
Works to surround students with a community of support. CISNC is a partner at both Hart and Stuart-Hobson Middle Schools, where we refer students to one another in order to make sure that support is provided during school hours as well as after-school.
DC Central Kitchen (DCCK):
DCCK develops and operates social ventures targeting the cycle of hunger and poverty. They fight hunger differently by training jobless adults for culinary careers and then hiring dozens of their own graduates to prepare the 3 million meals they provide for homeless shelters, schools and nonprofits each year. DCCK has collaborated with ASAS DC to introduce our students to their volunteering program, where they participate in service activities while also learning how to work in a professional kitchen environment.
Multinational professional services firm that provides audit, tax, and advisory services. A member of the Deloitte senior leadership sits on our board, they have volunteered in our schools during Deloitte Impact Day, and ASAS DC facilitates multiple 'career exploration' field trips to Deloitte offices in coordination with their staff.
The EYL 365 Project:
EYL or 'Enjoy Your Life' 365 Project is a grass-roots art project whose mission is to engage youth by exploring the creative process of understanding their society, their roles within it, and their capacity to change it through the form of civic youth engagement arts and advocacy initiatives. EYL partners with ASAS to deliver arts and empowerment programs, in addition to coordinating large-scale community service projects for our students.
Global Air Media, LLC:
Global Air Media (GAM) is an FAA-licensed, full service drone company based in Baltimore. In addition to their commercial services, Global Air Media conducts drone training and 'Build-A-Drone' workshops to promote STEM initiatives and entrepreneurship for children in the US, the UK, UAE, Kenya and Nigeria. GAM has also founded one of the nation's first youth drone racing leagues in Baltimore.
Insight Property Group:
DC based real estate development firm. We have a member of their leadership sitting on our board, and together with our DC Program Manager, we have created “Aspiring Architects” a class at Stuart-Hobson, where students learn the ins and outs of real estate development.
Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE):
The office charged with raising the quality of education for all DC residents. We were this year’s recipient of the OSSE Physical Activity for Youth Grant, helping us bring our Sports as a Hook curriculum to our Hart Middle School students.
Technology and Gaming (T.A.G.) Labs teaches youth coding and technology through building video games. Our innovative approach engages and empowers students of all academic and socio-economic backgrounds to be creative technologists. We work to prepare them for lucrative and rewarding careers in technology by showing them the skills used to build a video game today, are transferrable to technology careers of tomorrow.
Turning The Page:
A family engagement organization that has 20 years of experience sharing resource-rich programming to build deep relationships between parents, communities and public schools. Turning the Page currently partners with ASAS DC to support building parent involvement within the after-school program.