This fall, ASAP in St. Louis will join 7,500 communities and one million Americans to celebrate Lights On Afterschool, a nationwide event held on October 18, to rally support for afterschool programs.

Afterschool programs keep kids safe, help working families and inspire learning. ASAP provides free afterschool programming to more than 3,000 area youth.

Watch for future stories and photo galleries showcasing ASAP’s Lights On Afterschool events.