Last year, like so many organizations, families, and individuals, AYS was put to the test over and over again. Each time, we passed with flying colors. Now, we’re ready to take what we learned in 2020 and apply it to the future. The pandemic didn’t create the issues that plagued our community in 2020, it highlighted them. Economic and racial disparities have always been there. Our goal in … [Read more...] about Helping Families Thrive
For working parents, discovering At Your School (AYS) can feel like a miracle. Jennifer Dzwonar, former AYS parent, literally describes us as a “godsend.” AYS is a place where kids like her boys can play with friends, finish schoolwork, and get all of their bottled-up energy out before heading home for the day. Well, almost all of it. While her kids were young, Jennifer worked four days a week … [Read more...] about #MyAYSAdventure – Jennifer Dzwonar
The year 2020 just won’t quit. Once again, schools are shutting down in Marion County and switching to e-learning, leaving parents scrambling. AYS believes that parents should never have to choose between their job and their family, so we’re opening four Liftoff e-learning sites that will serve as many as 400 families in Marion County. Even when every other window is dark, … [Read more...] about A Year of Innovation
As we kick off a school year like no other, we want to take a moment to share our gratitude for your support. Thanks to you, we’ve been able to maintain the high-quality enrichment programming you’ve come to expect from us, as well as create new ways to be of service to central Indiana families. Your continued support matters, and you can click here to donate to our Annual Fund. … [Read more...] about Thank You!
Throughout history, the world has stood still only a handful of times and has completely shut down on even fewer occasions. The COVID-19 health crisis, however, has exposed our world to an entirely new form of operation, one that requires a sense of intuition, tenacity, and adaptivity unlike many of us have ever had to exist within before. The pandemic has also happened at a time of unrest in a … [Read more...] about For Our Kids, For Our Future