If one after school program can change the
life of this child, what could it do for 25,000?

That’s the number of kid’s living in poverty in Austin, Texas.

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WE ARE AUSTIN KIDS CAN!

We’re a non-profit organization changing the odds for economically disadvantaged children in Austin, Texas. We believe quality education is the key to escaping poverty. To close the gap, we are providing engaging academic after school programs to children in need.

OUR PROGRAMS

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COMPUTER SCIENCE & CODING
The Language of the Future

By 2020, there will be 1.4 million jobs available in computing related fields.1 Austin Kids Can! is dedicated to closing the achievement gap for at-risk children. Our Computer Science & Coding Course includes lessons from Tynker and Code.org

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LITERACY & READING
Communication Training

Did you know 1 in 4 children in American grow up without learning how to read? 2 By the end of the 4th grade, many low-income students are already 2 years behind their grade level. 3 Austin Kids Can! will ensure our kids do not fall behind.

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SOCIAL & EMOTIONAL LEARNING
Mastering Mindset

Students will improve their self-management, social awareness, and relationship skills. They will also learn how to manage their emotions, resolve conflicts, and make responsible decisions.

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Your donation helps us create programs that benefit underprivileged and at-risk youth in Austin, Texas. Help us make a difference in the lives of children by making a charitable contribution today.

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Sources

1: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Occupational employment projections to 2020. (p. 89) January 2012.

2: WriteExpress Corporation. “Literacy Statistics.” Begin to Read. Accessed April 16, 2014.  

3: US Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics. NAEP 1999 Trends in Academic Progress (p. 107) Washington, DC: US Department of Education, Accessed March 1, 2014.

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