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At DC Action, we know the District’s young people can accomplish anything when they have a fair chance. And we also know how much stands in their way -- particularly our young people most affected by poverty and racism. These are powerful injustices, and they must be met with an equally powerful response. 

We are excited to release our latest policy brief which looks at the Out-of-school time landscape in the District of Columbia, who it serves, how it’s funded and what impact it has on the lives of young people. 

WASHINGTON, DC — DC’s early childhood owners and operators are saying they are worried about their businesses surviving in a sector stretched beyond its limits. A new survey, taken nine months after pandemic health and safety restrictions closures led to sharp enrollment drops with only limited government relief, reveals a sector teetering on the brink of collapse.