After-School All-Stars, Los Angeles
Founded by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger in 2002, After-School All-Stars, Los Angeles (ASAS-LA) is a leading after-school program provider whose programs educate, enlighten and inspire thousands of K-12 students each day. Activities are centered around health, fitness and nutrition; the visual and performing arts; and youth leadership and community service learning.
In partnership with the City of Los Angeles and the Los Angeles Unified School District, Montebello School District, and charter school organizations, ASAS-LA brings innovative, cutting-edge enrichment programs that contribute to reducing drug use, crime and violence; while increasing the safety of students in the after school hours. The organization serves 11,000 students at 25 schools located in at-risk areas throughout LA County, which include: 19 middle schools, five high schools, and one elementary school.
ASAS-LA is part of the national After-School All-Stars, which provides after school programs in 13 cities, serving over 80,000 students. Kobe Bryant is the organization’s Celebrity Ambassador.