July 16, 2018

MLB Pitcher Jake Peavy Touts Afterschool Programs

In a recent op/ed, the former Cy Young Award-winner discussed lessons learned during a year away from baseball

Three-time Major League Baseball All-Star, Cy Young Award-winner, and Champions for America’s Future member Jake Peavy recently wrote about lessons he learned during his 2017 absence from baseball – including the importance of afterschool programs and other supports for at-risk kids.

Studies show that these programs can have a profound impact on a child’s life … Beyond education, afterschool can also have a positive impact when it comes to keeping kids safe and out of trouble.

Jake Peavy

Peavy explains the evidence-based case for investments in afterschool programs, as well as the impressive and positive effects they can have on kids.

You can read Jake’s powerful piece in the TimesDaily of Alabama HERE!


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