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United Ways can play a key role in establishing quality measures and inspiring the prioritization of quality in Out-of-School Time programs. Below, you can see an example of how United Way can play significant roles in ensuring a return on the community's investment by focusing efforts on access to quality.

Quality Matters (2011)
This two-page brief summarizes the Quality Matters work done by the United Way of Greater Atlanta in partnership with the Weikart Center for Youth Program Quality. It shares the impact of this United Way effort and the benefit that sites receive from the Quality Matters Training.

United Way of Greater Kansas City Out-of-School Time Quality Matters Project Report (2011)
This quality report from the United Way of Greater Kansas City in partnership with the David P. Weikart Center for Youth Program Quality shares how they implemented a quality improvement system in United Way afterschool sites across greater Kansas City.


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