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The Aspen Institute Economic Opportunities Program and JobsFirstNYC recently released a report, “Optimizing Talent: The Promise and the Perils of Adapting Sectoral Strategies for Young Workers,” on ways to connect young adults with better jobs. Learn how organizations are using sectoral strategies to address young adult underemployment.
Filed in Blog Topics: Economic Opportunities Program
This past week Aspen Radio features highlights conversations with Pulitzer Prize winning novelist Adam Johnson, author and radio host Michael Eric Dyson, and global health advocate Dr. Fred Sai.
Filed in Blog Topics: Listen Longer
Blue Zones expert Tony Buettner shares the secrets that he's learned through years of research in far-flung places on how to live a happier, longer, and healthier life.
Filed in Blog Topics: Murdock Mind
How do summer jobs positively impact youth? What are presidential candidates saying about poverty? What abuses do nail salon workers face in New York state? Programs at the Aspen Institute have been scouring their respective issue areas to find and share the most insightful and informative links to answer these questions, and more.
Filed in Blog Topics: What We're Reading
A global coalition is the most important line of defense to protect Americans from this new health threat.
Filed in Blog Topics: Health, Health Medicine and Society
The Aspen Challenge is launching in Chicago this week, bringing a platform, tools, and dose of inspiration to young people in urban high schools so that they can design their own solutions to some of the most critical problems in their communities.
Filed in Blog Topics: The Aspen Challenge
In his book "The Black Presidency," Michael Eric Dyson explores the powerful, surprising way the politics of race have shaped Barack Obama’s identity and groundbreaking presidency. How has President Obama dealt publicly with race, and what can we learn from his approach to racial conflict and the black criticism it provokes?
Filed in Blog Topics: Aspen Ideas to Go podcast
Responding to E.D. Hirsch's list of things that every American should know, Randi Weingarten, president of the American Federation of Teachers, shares her list of 10 things every American should know to be effective citizens.
Filed in Blog Topics: Citizenship and American Identity Program, What Every American Should Know
Aspen Institute Executive Vice President Elliot Gerson and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko recently met in Kyiv, Ukraine, where Aspen Institute Kyiv launched in November 2015.
Filed in Blog Topics: Aspen Institute Kyiv
Mark Tompkins sits down with Aspen Words to discuss his new novel, "The Last Day of Magic," his on-location research in Ireland for the intricate writing process, and the impact of Aspen Words in encouraging his work.
Filed in Blog Topics: Aspen Words

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