Afterschool Alliance Ambassadors present their work at RBF’s meeting, Giving Voice to Afterschool in NYC, on October 1, 2014.
Robert Bowne Foundation Executive Director Lena Townsend (center) explains RBF’s commitment to advocacy efforts for the afterschool field and funding Afterschool Alliance Ambassadors in New York State with Afterschool Alliance Ambassadors Patrick Pinchinat (left) from Queens Community House and Emeritus Esther Grant-Walker (right) from Stanley Isaacs Neighborhood Center looking on. Photo: Robert Bowne Foundation
Giving Voice to Afterschool in NYC participants beginning to create their own advocacy action plans in the group breakout session. Photo: Robert Bowne Foundation
Afterschool Alliance Ambassador Emeritus, Patrick Pinchinat (left) from Queens Community House, presenting his advocacy formula to workshop participants. Photo: Robert Bowne Foundation
Afterschool Ambassador Emeritus, Omari McCleary (center standing) from Good Shepherd Services, presenting his advocacy work and the projects he implemented. Photo: Robert Bowne Foundation
Afterschool Alliance Ambassador Emeritus Patrick Pinchinat (third from left) with Alexis Steines (second from left) from Afterschool Alliance reviewing advocacy strategies that can be facilitated to give afterschool a voice with participants during a group breakout session. Photo: Robert Bowne Foundation
Sara Schwabacher (right), RBF researcher, having a conversation with Afterschool Alliance Ambassador Emeritus Omari McCleary (left) to gather more details about his advocacy projects. Photo: Robert Bowne Foundation