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Get Involved

There are many ways for you to get involved in SOWA's work of Strengthening Programs and Empowering Youth.

Make a Donation

Our mission depends on the support of generous donors!

We offer many different ways for donors provide their support, from our annual Impact Youth breakfast, one-time online donations, or recurring monthly donations.

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Sign Up for Our E-Newsletter

SOWA's monthly e-newsletter contains the latest news and updates facing the expanded learning field, including funding sources, public policy updates, training opportunities, and more!

We also send email updates for Upcoming Workshops, the annual Bridge Conference, upcoming Washington Expanded Learning Opportunity Network meetings, and Action Alerts. You can sign up for them all on the same page.

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Contact Policymakers

Your voice can make a difference for afterschool and summer programs across Washington! A number of bills impacting expanded learning opportunities are currently being discussed by policymakers in DC and in Olympia. Our convenient system helps you find your elected representative and take action on these important issues in five minutes or less, or sign up to get alerts when new bills and votes come up.

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Join the WA Expanded Learning Opportunities Network

The WA Expanded Learning Opportunities Network supports and promotes policies that increase access to high-quality expanded learning opportunities for youth in Washington.  Together, ELO providers, K12 education and school-age child care stakeholders, families, and youth can come together to help improve access to and the quality of ELOs.

Become a part of this growing movement by joining the WA ELO Network and working together to advance equitable access to high-quality ELOs!

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