We are one community. And to have a lasting impact, organizations, civic leaders, and residents must come together to develop the solutions our children need. At the Lenfest Foundation, we think the first step in collaboration is to share knowledge. We are committed to sharing valuable resources so that individuals who touch young lives can continue to learn, expand, enhance, and create a new normal.


Below are a series of articles, publications or speeches that provide some provocative information for practioners who are seeking to improve their practice.


Growing Together, Learning Together

What Cities Have Discovered About Building Afterschool Systems

This research study examines powerful impact of after-school programs and provides examples of how to strengthen programs.

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Hours of Opportunity, Volume 1

Lessons from Five Cities on Building Systems to Improve After-School, Summer School, and Other Out-of-School-Time Programs

An examination of the OST systems in five city's and discoveries of how to improve the program delivery system.

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