National Center on Afterschool and Summer Enrichment Resource Library

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Business Leaders: Expanding Afterschool and Summer Learning Opportunities Can Make a Bottom Line Difference

This issue brief is a compilation of a panel of business leaders involved in supporting afterschool. It underscores the importance of "soft skills" in preparing youth for today's workforce, including communication skills, teamwork, and critical thinking skills . It explores how business involvement greatly benefits programs.

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Systems Building
City/state systems work
School & Community Partnerships
Resource and data sharing
Collaborative Communications
Jodi Grant, Joan Higginbotham, Rinaldo Liano, Lisa Lucheta
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7 pages
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