After-School All-Stars (ASAS) Founded by Arnold Schwartzenegger, Celebrated Last Week
After-School All-Stars (ASAS) was founded in 1992 by Arnold
Schwarzenegger, and provides after school care and college-track prep
for low-income Middle Schoolers. The program just started in
Philadelphia. (Did you know that the peak time for crime and kids getting into drugs is right after school.) Last week AFAS held a VIP reception at Bahdeebahdu, a
NoLib art gallery at 1522 N. American Street .
Negrin. With Aaron Dworkin, Heather Nesle, and Annie Duke, board member
(and runner-up on Celebrity Apprentice, and former World Series of Poker
Reynelle Brown Staley, Executive Director of After School All Stars
mission established at our founding, to give children the tools they
need to have successful futures, has remained constant. How we fulfill
that mission has evolved. We started in Los Angeles with 40,000 youth
competing in summer time athletic and academic competitions, and now we
provide comprehensive out-of-school time programs to 87,377 participants
at 367 schools. (This programs work to keep kids occupied and interested)
and Amelia Brown all with the School District of Philadelphia.
Atunrase, and Avery Thonburg.
President of Taft and Partners.
Hopkins, Anthony Hopkins, and Tony Coppola.
time in the field of public education. By teaming up with principal and
faculty at each site, we’re able to identify each student’s specific
needs and tailor programming to supplement the existing efforts at
school. Our Cornerstones lay the foundation for our unique, effective
New York Life and Heather Nesle President of New York Life Foundation.
Thanks to an incredible grant from the New York Life Insurance Company Foundation, After-School All-Stars Philadelphia
opened their doors to serve the students of Philadelphia. Last week,
New York Life employees joined our kids to celebrate our partnership
through a hand-on reception at one of our school sites. Students and
adults worked side by side to create care packages and Valentine’s Day
cards to support local homeless citizens. Afterwards, guests were
invited to an evening reception at a local art gallery to learn more
about our programs, mingle and enjoy food and beverages.