Mayor Coleman to Speak at Release of New Afterschool Publication; Live Webcast

On Tuesday, February 5, a new compendium of research, reports and commentaries on the benefits of afterschool programming will be unveiled at an event held at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.  NLC First Vice President Chris Coleman, Mayor of St. Paul, Minn., will join other national, state and local leaders in discussing the value of afterschool and expanded learning programs in communities throughout the U.S.  To register for the live webcast, which will begin at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time, visit

Edited by Terry K. Peterson, Ph.D., the compendium, Expanding Minds and Opportunities: Leveraging the Power of Afterschool and Summer Learning for Student Success, includes nearly 70 articles presenting bold and persuasive evidence that engaging afterschool opportunities generate positive outcomes for children, youth and families. In conjunction with the Expanded Learning and Afterschool Project, the event and publication are made possible the by Charles Stewart Mott Foundation.