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Founded in 2002 by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, and with noteworthy support from Program Ambassador Kobe Bryant, After-School All-Stars, Los Angeles (ASAS-LA) is a leading after-school program provider whose programs educate, enlighten and inspire thousands of students each day through after-school activities centered around academic support; health, fitness and nutrition; the visual and performing arts; and youth leadership and community service learning.
In partnership with the City of Los Angeles and the Los Angeles Unified School District, Montebello School District, and charter school organizations, ASAS-LA brings innovative, cutting-edge enrichment programs that contribute to reducing drug use, crime and violence; while increasing the safety of students in the after school hours. The organization serves over 8,000 students daily at 44 schools located in at-risk areas throughout LA County, which include: 12 elementary schools, 25 middle schools, and seven high schools.
As ASAS-LA Program Ambassador for the past 5 years, Kobe Bryant has provided tremendous support and life changing experiences to All-Star students.
ASAS-LA is part of the national After-School All-Stars, which provides after school programs in 12 cities, serving over 81,000 students.