Driving Impact: Project Play Releases New Tools, Reports and Commitments to Help More Kids Get Active Through Sports

The Aspen Institute’s Project Play initiative announced two online resources to benefit children who play sports – one to train coaches and another to assist community leaders to build healthy kids through sports.

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Follow the Project Play Summit Through Livestreams and Social Media on October 16

The 2018 Project Play Summit takes place October 16 in Washington, DC. Speakers include Kobe Bryant, Tony Hawk, Jackie Joyner-Kersee, and Mary Carillo

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Find the Best Sport for You: Aspen Institute Releases 1st Tool to Assess Health Benefits of High School Sports

For the first time, the public can identify in one place the relative benefits and risks of participating in the 10 most popular high school sports for boys and girls. This index was created in partnership with Hospital for Special Surgery.

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Aspen Institute Announces 2019 Judges for Aspen Words Literary Prize

The Aspen Institute announced the judges for the second cycle of the ASPEN WORDS LITERARY PRIZE, a $35,000 annual award for a work of fiction that addresses vital contemporary issues. As the award’s media complement, NPR will jointly announce the longlist, finalists and winner.

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10 Community Organizations Selected to Join Aspen Family Prosperity Innovation Community

The 10 Ascend Network Partners joining Family Prosperity bring proven track records of strong practice, research and policy expertise, and will share perspectives of practitioners and families in communities across the country.

Kimberly Miyazawa Frank Selected as New Morgridge Innovator in Residence

The Morgridge Innovator in Residence program, a one-year residency at Ascend at the Aspen Institute, was launched to expand the conversation around solutions for families with low incomes and advance systemic shifts, new ideas, and two-generation solutions to serve children and their families more effectively.

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