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