Understanding the Shortage of Workers in Afterschool Programs: A Briefing Paper

Staffing shortages preceded the pandemic, but have been exacerbated by them, leading to a drop in capacity to enroll and serve youth at a time that these supports are most needed. This issue brief, published by Temescal Associates and How Kids Learn Foundation, explores the reasons for the staffing shortage, the impact, and potential strategies that keep equity in the forefront. A companion webinar, Responding to the Afterschool Worker Shortage, can be found at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YHhOwZxWm20&ab_channel=HowkidsLearn

Sam Piha and Samantha Fasen
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Issue brief
21 pages
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