FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 20, 2021
MEDIA CONTACTS: Gordon Tepper, Rebecca Cheng and Michael Anderson | (516) 869-7794
North Hempstead to Hold Lights on Afterschool Rally on October 28
North Hempstead, NY – The North Hempstead “Yes We Can” afterschool program will sponsor a Lights On Afterschool rally on October 28, 2021 at 4 p.m. The event will be one of thousands of in-person and virtual events across America as part of Lights On Afterschool, the annual nationwide rally for afterschool programs organized by the Afterschool Alliance. This year, Lights On Afterschool will highlight the vital work that afterschool programs are doing to help youth recover from the pandemic.
As part of National Bullying Prevention Month, the “Yes We Can” Community Center will also be hosting educational bullying prevention talks and activities during the after school program, which will include what to do if you see someone being bullied, what to do if you are bullied and resources for parents to support children and students.
The Afterschool Alliance is a nonprofit public awareness and advocacy organization working to ensure that all children have access to quality afterschool programs. More information about Lights On Afterschool is available at www.afterschoolalliance.org.