Leading Development Experts From African, Asian, and Latin American Countries Join Aspen Institute’s 2021 New Voices Fellowship Program

Program to change the global development media and advocacy discussion includes 25 Fellows from 16 African, Asian and Latin American Countries.

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K12 Climate Action Highlights Ways the Education System Can Adapt to the Impacts of Climate Change

Today, K12 Climate Action, an initiative of the Aspen Institute, convened educators from Florida, California, and the U.S. Virgin Islands to identify needs and opportunities to support schools across the country in adapting to the impacts of climate change and building their resilience.

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Aspen Institute Launches Commission on Information Disorder to Develop Actionable Public-Private Responses to the Disinformation Crisis

Aspen Digital, the Aspen Institute’s program on the intersection of media, technology, and security, and the Aspen Cybersecurity Group are launching a new commission to examine the nation’s public information crisis.

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Restaurant Industry Groups Expand Restaurant-Safety Guidelines with Introduction of Diner Code of Conduct

The goal of the materials—distributed to thousands of restaurant partners—is to make it easier for restaurant operators to communicate safety protocol to diners. The James Beard Foundation is now distributing and promoting the Code, and the National Restaurant Association will share the Code throughout their membership and industry partners.

New Rural Wisconsin Report Underscores National Call for a Coordinated Rural Policy Agenda

Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers’ office and the Aspen Institute Community Strategies Group released  “Rural Voices for Prosperity: A Report of the Governor’s Blue Ribbon Commission on Rural Prosperity.”

Online Aspen Ideas Festival Returns Summer 2021, With Additional Events Focused on the Economy, Health, & More

The Aspen Institute today announced that its signature summer gathering, the Aspen Ideas Festival, will return as an online event in 2021 from June 27-30, 2021. The four-day festival will combine keynote conversations with world-renowned leaders and exciting emerging voices together with new interactive formats for audiences to engage with innovative and provocative ideas.

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