Opportunity PlaybookThe American Federation for Children
IMPACT: AFC has eliminated barriers for more than 663,000 students who are now able to access educational options using vouchers, tax-credit scholarships and education savings accounts (ESAs).
MISSION: The American Federation for Children and AFC Growth Fund seek to empower families, especially lower-income families, with the freedom to choose the best K-12 education for their children.
POPULATION: General Public
LOCATION: Washington, D.C.
Empowering low-income families with the freedom to choose the best K-12 education for their children
The American Federation for Children is a nonprofit organization that believes parents should have a wide range of high-quality schools or educational options to choose from – be it traditional public schools, public charter schools, private schools or virtual learning.
To carry out its mission of advancing educational freedom and choice, the organization focuses on educating the public, training school choice advocates and engaging supporters to take action. Its work at the state level has identified and recruited over 700,000 school choice supporters across the country.
AFC also creates materials to showcase the progress of the school choice movement and its accomplishments throughout the year in specific target areas.
What’s the play?
The American Federation for Children empowers families, regardless of socio-economic status, providing them with the liberty to choose the best K-12 education for their children.