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Afterschool Alliance. (2014). America After 3PM: Afterschool Programs in Demand. Retrieved from http://www.afterschoolalliance.org/documents/AA3PM-2014/AA3PM_Key_Findings.pdf

Afterschool Alliance. (2015). Evaluation Backgrounder: A Summary of Formal Evaluations of Afterschool Programs’ Impact on Academics, Behavior, Safety and Family Life. Retrieved from http://afterschoolalliance.org/documents/Evaluation_Backgrounder.pdf

Afterschool Alliance. (2020). This is Afterschool. Retrieved from http://afterschoolalliance.org//documents/National-One-Pager-2020.pdf

American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research & the Brookings Institution. (2015). Opportunity, Responsibility, and Security: A Consensus Plan for Reducing Poverty and Restoring the American Dream. Retrieved from https://www.brookings.edu/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/Full-Report.pdf

American Institutes for Research. (2015). Supporting Social and Emotional Development Through Quality Afterschool Programs. Retrieved from https://www.air.org/sites/default/files/downloads/report/Social-and-Emotional-Development-Afterschool-Programs.pdf

Barnett, R., & Gareis, K. (2004). Parental after school stress project. A Report by the Community, Families and Work Program at Brandeis University. Waltham, MA.

Beckett, M., Borman, G., Capizzano, J., Parsley, D., Ross, S., Schirm, A., et al. (2009). Structuring Out-of-School Time to Improve Academic Achievement. Washington, DC: National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance, Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education. Retrieved from https://ies.ed.gov/ncee/wwc/Docs/PracticeGuide/ost_pg_072109.pdf

Bouffard, S. M., Wimer, C., Caronongan, P., Little, P., Dearing, E., & Simpkins, S. D. (2006). Demographic differences in patterns of youth out-of-school time activity participation. Journal of Youth Development, 1(1), 24-40. Retrieved from: http://jyd.pitt.edu/ojs/jyd/article/view/396

Cradock, A. L., Barrett, J. L., Giles, C. M., Lee, R. M., Kenney, E. L., deBlois, M. E., Thayer, J. C., & Gortmaker, S. L. (2015). "Promoting Physical Activity With the Out of School Nutrition and Physical Activity (OSNAP) Initiative: A Cluster-Randomized Controlled Trial.JAMA Pediatrics 170(2): 155-162.

Durlak, J. A., & Weissberg, R. P. (2007). The Impact of After-School Programs that Promote Personal and Social Skills. Collaborative for academic, social, and emotional learning (NJ1). Retrieved from: https://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/ED505368.pdf

Gareis, K., & Barnett, R. C. (2006). After-school worries: Tough on parents, bad for business. Catalyst.

Gottfredson, D., Brown Cross, A., Wilson, D., Rorie, M., & Connell, N. (2010). Effects of participation in after-school programs for middle school students: A randomized trial. Journal of Research on Educational Effectiveness, 3(3), 282-313.

Jones, D. E., Greenberg, M., & Crowley, M. (2015). Early social-emotional functioning and public health: The relationship between kindergarten social competence and future wellness. American Journal of Public Health, 105(11), 2283-2290. Retrieved from https://ajph.aphapublications.org/doi/full/10.2105/AJPH.2015.302630

Lee, R. M., Giles, C. M., Cradock, A. L., Emmons, K. M., Okechukwu, C., Kenney, E. L., ... & Gortmaker, S. L. (2018). Impact of the Out-of-School Nutrition and Physical Activity (OSNAP) group randomized controlled trial on children’s food, beverage, and calorie consumption among snacks served. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics118(8), 1425-1437.

Li, J., & Julian, M. (2012). Developmental relationships as the active ingredient: A unifying working hypothesis of “what works” across intervention settings. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 82(2), 157-166. doi:10.1111/j.1939-0025.2012.01151.x

Little, P. (2011). Expanded learning opportunities in Washington state: Pathways to student success. Retrieved from http://www.schoolsoutwashington.org/UserFiles/File/ELO%20Policy%20Brief%20 Single%20Pages.pdf

Little, P. (2013). School-Community Learning Partnerships: Essentials to Expanded Learning Success. In T. K. Peterson (Ed), Expanding minds and opportunities: Leveraging the power of afterschool and summer learning for student success. Washington, DC: Collaborative Communications Group. Retrieved from https://www.expandinglearning.org/sites/default/files/em_articles/6_schoolcommunitylearning.pdf

Lippman, L. H., Ryberg, R., Carney, R., & Moore, K. A. (2015). Workforce Connections: Key “soft skills” that foster youth workforce success: toward a consensus across fields. Washington, DC: Child Trends.

McCombs, J. S., Whitaker, A., & Yoo, P. (2017). The value of out-of-school time programs. Santa Monica, CA: Rand Corporation. Retrieved from https://www.rand.org/content/dam/rand/pubs/perspectives/PE200/PE267/RAND_PE267.pdf

Naftzger, N., Bonney, C., Donahue, T., Hutchinson, C., Margolin, J., & Vinson, M. (2007). 21st Century Community Learning Centers (21st CCLC) analytic support for evaluation and program monitoring: An overview of the 21st CCLC performance data: 2005–06. Naperville, IL: Learning Point Associates.

National Afterschool Association. (2018). HEPA Standards 2.0. Retrieved from https://indd.adobe.com/view/681ce31e-c7b2-4ab2-983d-d644ffb6b71d

National Commission for Social, Emotional, and Academic Development. (2018). Building Partnerships in Support of Where, When, & How Learning Happens. Retrieved from https://www.aspeninstitute.org/publications/building-partnerships-in-support-of-where-when-how-learning-happens/

Roehlkepartain, E. C., Pekel, K., Syvertsen, A. K., Sethi, J., Sullivan, T. K., & Scales, P. C. (2017). Relationships first: Creating connections that help young people thrive. Minneapolis, MN: Search Institute, 1-20.

Smith, C. A., Akiva, T., Sugar, S., Lo, Y. J., Frank, K. A., Peck, S. C., ... & Devaney, T. (2012). Continuous quality improvement in afterschool settings: Impact findings from the Youth Program Quality Intervention study. Washington, DC: The Forum for Youth Investment.

Spring, K., Dietz, N., & Grimm, R. (2007). Leveling the path to participation: Volunteering and civic engagement among youth from disadvantaged circumstances. Washington, DC: Corporation for National & Community Service.

Yohalem, N., Pittman, K., & Edwards, S. L. (2010). Strengthening the Youth Development/Afterschool Workforce: Lessons Learned and Implications for Funders. Retrieved from https://youtheconomicopportunities.org/sites/default/files/uploads/resource/Strengthening_the_YD-AS_Workforce.pdf

Yohalem, N., Devaney, E., Smith, C., & Wilson-Ahlstrom, A. (2012). Building Citywide Systems for Quality: A Guide and Case Studies for Afterschool Leaders. Wallace Foundation.

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