Our History

Our History

ASAS Celebrates 20th Anniversary

 

The New York Life Foundation awards ASAS Its largest expansion grant.

 

ASAS Washington, D.C. launches a national model site and launches
Inaugural advocacy efforts for the after-school field.

MetroPCS partners with ASAS to bring programs to at-risk youth In North Texas

 

ASAS Columbus expands statewide to become ASAS Ohio
ASAS announces new national sponsor MetroPCS at 2nd

 

Annual Hoop Heroes Salute In Orlando

 

ASAS Is honored at the 10th Annual Todd Wagner Gala

NBA players Jameer Nelson and Brandon Bass join Hoop Heroes

 

The 1st Annual Hoop Heroes Salute is held at Katsuya LA Live during NBA All-Star Weekend

 

ASAS opens the first East Coast headquarters in Washington, D.C.

ASAS pilots CampUs program in Loyola Marymount

 

Recording artist Fabolous teams up with ASAS as National Ambassador and visits students in ASAS New York

 

NBA Miami HEAT player Chris Bosh becomes newest National Ambassador and Hoop Hero and visits students in ASAS South Florida

 

ASAS Launches the National Youth Advisory Board

 

With the help of FOX Sports Networks, ASAS launched Sports as a Hook In 4 chapters

 

SKECHERS becomes a National Partner and funds the SKECHERS Design All-Star Program, a National Shoe contest

ASAS develops four national program initiatives to address the issues and needs of our students: We Are Ready to stem the dropout crisis, Sports as a Hook, in response to America's youth obesity crisis, Life Service Action to help students feel more connected to their communities and CEO - Career Exploration Opportunities program

 

ASAS expands Its after-school programs to Hawaii

 

ASAS launches Hoop Heroes program with LeBron James, Chris Paul and Devin Harris as founding heroes

 

Walmart foundation becomes a national sponsor for ASAS

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Common becomes ASAS' newest National Ambassador

 

San Diego Charger Shaun Phillips launches Sack Attack, donating for every sack he makes on the field.history_slice_2008_04

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NBA Superstar Kobe Bryant Joins The After-School All-Stars Family as a National Ambassador and visits ASAS children in Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Orlando and Miami.

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Schwarzenegger names Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson the new National Spokesperson for After-School All-Stars and Dwayne goes on to visit seven ASAS chapters during the Gridiron Gang Movie Tour

 

ASAS expands Its after-school programs to San Antonio

 

Atlantic Philanthropies awards S1.5 million capacity building grant that allows ASAS to expand

 

C.S. Mott Foundation becomes a national sponsor for ASAS

Afterschool Alliance names Schwarzenegger Honorary Chair               history_slice_2002_02

 

Inner-City Games Foundation conducts a national contest, among participants, to find a new name that better represent the expansion of the program - Inner-City Games Foundation becomes After-School All-Stars!

 

ASAS expands Its after-school programs to Los Angeles and Chicago

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HUMMER teams Up with Inner-City Games Foundation - As a National Sponsor

 

Todd Wagner Foundation partners with Inner-City Games Foundation to bring programs to at-risk youth in Dallas

Inner-City Games Foundation expands its after-school programs to Atlanta, Bay Area, Columbus, Las Vegas, New York, Orlando, San Diego and South Florida

Inner-City Games is founded, Bringing Sports to At-Risk Youth Nationwide - Schwarzenegger joins forces with Daniel Hernanadez and became the Executive Commissioner of the Inner-City Games(ICG). ICG is established as a way to build self-confidence, self-reliance and camaraderie among inner-city youth.

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Arnold Schwarzenegger Appointed to President's Council Physical Fitness and Sports - Scwarzenegger serves as Chairman from 1990-1993 and travels to schools in all 50 states to promote physical fitness. This experience leads him on a crusade to change kids' lives.