Boston After School & Beyond is a public-private partnership dedicated to supporting, strengthening, and expanding Boston's out-of-school time (OST) system. By aligning school and out-of-school efforts, Boston Beyond seeks to advance the development of a unified system of high quality and engaging opportunities that meets the needs of Boston's youth.
America After 3PM Special Report on Summer, sponsored by The Wallace Foundation, offers a snapshot of how children spend their summers and finds that the nation is missing a key opportunity to help millions of children succeed in school.
In partnership with the Mayor's Office and sponsored by the Boston Public Schools, Boston After School & Beyond is training program directos and staff how to best support students with Autism Spectrum Disorders in after school settings.
On January 14, 2010, Boston After School & Beyond partnered with the Mayor's Office of Jobs and Community Services, the Boston Foundation, the Boston Private Industry Council, and UMass Boston to connect after school with college success.
On October 28, 2009, Boston Beyond and the Massachusetts Afterschool Partnership hosted key state and city officials, philanthropic leaders, policymakers, researchers and school and youth development professionals to speak with one voice on policy priorities dedicated to serving the whole child, for the whole day, throughout the whole year.
Boston Beyond initiatives engage community organizations, the Boston Public Schools and other city agencies, local and national foundations, and policy-makers to leverage networks and partnerships that benefit Boston's youth.