Governor Schwarzenegger Rallies Support for Afterschool Funding

Governor Schwarzenegger Rallies Support For After-school Funding


ASAS Founder and Former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, former CA Secretary of Education and ASAS Board Member Bonnie Reiss, and ASAS President and CEO Ben Paul advocate for after-school funding on Capitol Hill.

Gov. Schwarzenegger, Reiss, and Paul conducted meetings with high-ranking federal government officials on Capitol Hill to talk about the need to protect federal funding of after-school, before-school and summer-learning programs.

The team held meetings with:
US Secretary of Education Arne Duncan
House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy, and a bi-partisan group of seven Congressman
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, Senator Barbara Boxer, and a bi-partisan group of six Senators

Media Highlights:

A Prime Time for Learning
by Arnold Schwarzenegger for Politico

Schwarzenegger, on Capitol Hill, rallies for after-school programs
Los Angeles Times

Arnold Schwarzenegger Fights Cuts to After-School Programs
The Huffington Post

Arnold Schwarzenegger in DC helping at-risk youth

Policy in Action: Schwarzenegger, Knott meet with federal leaders to advocate after-school funding
USC Price