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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City district of the Drug Enforcement Administration is starting four after-school programs this Wednesday with both the Missouri and Kansas Police Athletic Leagues.

The new programs are part of Operation Engage.

At the Kansas City, Kansas, Police Athletic League, the DEA’s after-school programs are dance and martial arts. The Kansas City, Missouri, location will have two martial arts programs.

Here is the schedule:

Kansas City, Kansas, Police Department Dance Program

800 N. 5th St., Kansas City, KS

Aug. 31, 4:30 p.m.

Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department Martial Arts

1801 White Ave., Kansas City, MO

Sept. 1 4-5 p.m. and 5-6 p.m.

Kansas City, Kansas, Police Department Martial Arts

800 N. 5th St., Kansas City, KS

Sept. 2, 4:30-5:30 p.m.

The DEA is partnering with the Educational Foundation to sponsor the programs.

The goal of the program is to reach communities in need, helping provide kids a free and positive afterschool alternative to keep them away from drugs through the “fun, healthy, teambuilding, and expressive art form of dance and martial arts.”