Mar 15 2024

2024 Policy Outlook for the OST Field: Out-of-School Time Monthly Field Convening

Grantmakers for Education


March 15, 2024, 12:00 pm ET

Join us on Friday March 15th from 12:00-1:00 pm ET to discuss policy opportunities and challenges ahead for the field in 2024. We’ll hear from several field leaders about their policy priorities, what they’re watching out for, and strategies for how the field can contribute and engage in key policy goals.


  • Horatio Blackman, National Urban League, Vice President, Education Policy, Advocacy, & Engagement

  • Brian Ortega - Unidos US, K-12 Senior Policy Analyst 

  • Erik Peterson, Afterschool Alliance, Senior Vice President, Policy


About the Series

Join the EdFunders Out-of-School Time Impact Group for an ongoing conversation with funders, practitioners and other field leaders centered on learning about and with the out-of-school time sector, focusing on essential issues in OST now and in the future. Each video call will dive into a specific content area, challenge, and/or opportunity for the field and feature experts in the sector and philanthropy.

Register once for the ongoing series and join as your schedule allows. Already registered? We’ll send you a reminder of your meeting access beforehand.

Calls are scheduled from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. ET on the third Friday of each month.

See video and resources from past calls in the event archive.


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