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Nita M. Lowey 21st Century Community Learning Centers

2023-24 School Year Site Lists

Click here to see the 2023-24 school year's site lists for our Nita M. Lowey 21st Century Community Learning Centers, Safe Places, and Child Care Camps.
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The focus of the Nita M. Lowey 21st Century Community Learning Centers (21st CCLCs) is to provide expanded academic enrichment opportunities during out-of-school time to support in-school educational efforts.

In partnership with local youth serving and neighborhood agencies, 21st CCLCs increase student achievement and learning by offering engaging academic enrichment activities. Our 21st CCLCsare also safe, fun places for youth to learn and play throughout the year. The program provides positive after-school alternatives and serves as a safe haven.

21st CCLCs offer educational, recreational, and social activities for youth and adults including:

  • Youth Development Activities
  • College and Career Readiness
  • Social and Emotional Learning
  • Technology Education
  • Art
  • Music
  • Recreation Activities
  • Family Engagement Activities

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MPS 21st CCLC programs are funded by Nita M. Lowey 21st Century Community Learning Center (21st CCLC) federal grant funds through a grant agreement with the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. 21st CCLC grants are funded by the federal Elementary and Secondary Education Act, as amended by No Child Left Behind, Title IV, Part B.

MPS 21st CCLC programs do not charge program fees.

MPS 21st Century Community Learning Centers Evaluation Report


Leighton Cooper, Coordinator

Phone: 414-475-8844
Email: Leighton [at]

Beth-marie Kurtz, Manager

Phone: 414-475-8869
Email: Beth [at]

Helen Hamilton, Supervisor

Phone: 414-475-8569
Email: Helen [at]

Jazmyn Smith, Supervisor

Phone: 414-475-8813
Email: Jazmyn [at]

JaTerrance Young, Supervisor

Phone: 414-475-8474
Email: JaTerrance [at]

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