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 young people by providing dynamic and exciting opportunities for success, while cultivating self-esteem, leadership and respect to help build healthier communities.

Our Vision

Our vision for our All-Stars is that they grow up safe and healthy, graduate high school and go on to college, find careers they love, and give back to their communities. And how we achieve this vision: We achieve this by identifying and fueling our students’ individual passions and tying their interests to tailored academic support, enrichment, and health and fitness activities.

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 58 (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 29 middle schools, 14 high schools, 2 K-8, 1 K-12, and 12 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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Students (49%)

ASAS-LA School Site

Statistics

63

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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