Who We Are

We are a comprehensive after-school program serving kids with the greatest needs and fewest resources. Founded in 2002 by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, After-School All-Stars, Los Angeles (ASAS-LA) is the premier K-12 program for schools throughout Los Angeles County and the Lucerne Valley. We partner with numerous national and local organizations to provide high-quality free programs to the students we serve.

Our Mission

The mission of ASAS-LA is to educate, enlighten and inspire youth to succeed in school and in life.

Our Vision

All-Stars will be empowered to reach their full potential.

ABOUT US

After-School All-Stars, Los Angeles (ASAS-LA) is a premiere school-based expanded learning program provider, serving students with the greatest needs and fewest resources throughout Los Angeles County and Lucerne Valley. ASAS-LA operates in 73 (K-12) public and charter school locations as an independent 501(c3), offering its programs to more than 20,000 students per year. Participating schools include 34 middle schools, 19 high schools, and 20 elementary schools. We are also part of a National After-School All-Stars network, which currently operates in 19 cities across the nation, serving over 80,000 youth every year, and partner with numerous national and local organizations to provide high-quality free comprehensive programs to the students we serve.

About Us / Programs

We are a comprehensive after-school program serving kids with the greatest needs and fewest resources. Founded in 2002 by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, After-School All-Stars, Los Angeles (ASAS-LA) is the premier K-12 program for schools throughout Los Angeles County and the Lucerne Valley. We partner with numerous national and local organizations to provide high-quality free programs to the students we serve.

Need For Afterschool

Statistics for California K-12 Youth

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ASAS-LA School Site

Statistics

73

K-12 Schools

20,000

Students Annually

6,500

Students Daily

87%

Qualify For Free And Reduced-Cost Meals

98%

Youth Of Color

93%

of each $1 raised goes to our student–centered programming

Our Four Pillars

ASAS-LA takes a holistic approach to extended-day learning and structures our programs around Four Pillars

Academics & Homework Support

Provides students with assistance in their academic work from homework to class projects, particularly in core subjects such as math and English, and supplements the overall curriculum of their regular school day through enhanced complimentary learning.

Health, Fitness & Nutrition

Focuses on a diverse array of structured activities relating to physical and nutritional health that teach students the importance of having well balanced diets, daily exercise and play, healthy living, leadership, and community service.

Visual & Performing Arts

Provides students with unique and experiential opportunities to explore multiple aspects of the arts, to develop and enhance their visual and performance talents through activities like dance and painting, and to build their social, creative, and emotional skills.

Youth Leadership & Community Service Learning

Educates students on the practical definition of leadership, its roles and applications, and the process of identifying and electing leaders for the betterment of schools and communities, and meeting real needs of their peers, families and neighborhoods.

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We help students identify their individual passions early on in their academic careers and fuel their interests with enriching and complementary after-school programs. By giving kids a safe and healthy environment to explore and play, we increase their likelihood to graduate high school, go on to college, find fulfilling careers, and give back to their communities.

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Hey #AllStar Family, we are excited to announce that @ernieghaha will be this years keynote speaker at our All-Stars Champions of Excellence Luncheon. Ernie G is an Award-Winning Empowerment Comedian,
Corporate Speaker & Mental Health Coach who
Teaches & Trains in Leadership, Empowerment & Purpose! 
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We are excited to announce our 2024-25 Youth Advisory Board member (aka Yabbie), Laila, 7th from Alliance Virgil Roberts Leadership Academy. She is excited to the be voice for her peers and help open doors of opportunities for students to find their voice and how they can make a difference in this world! She will be attending the upcoming All-Star Leadership University (ASLU) in Orlando, Florida to join Yabbie’s from across the country to learn how to advocate for their needs and those of their communities. She will develop her leadership skills, understand how to tell her story, and identify her passion project for her Year of Service. Congratulations, Laila and we are here to support you through your leadership journey!
And they are off! 🏃‍♂️💨
Our 🌟’s @avrlagoldeneagles competed in their first #TrackAndField Competition! Here’s a highlight from the girls’ 100 meters. Great job! 🤗
Congrats to our winning teams: 6th grade girls placed 1st, 6th grade boys placed 2nd, relay team medley came in 2nd, and girls 4x 4100 meter relay came in 1st 🏆💪 
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We love our #allstars! 🌟
@downtownvalueschool had their new student orientation, encouraging students to join the #ASASLA program with the help of current students in the program sharing their experiences. We are excited to see new faces during our program! 🫶
#Recruitment #afterschoolprograms #AfterSchoolAllStarsLosAngeles #EducateEnlightenandInspire #nonprofit

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