ELEVATING THE DIALOGUE

President Clinton and Kobe Bryant joined the Project Play conversation at an ESPN Town Hall, where issues of access, fun and athletic development took center stage

THE POWER OF SPORTS

Project Play is a thought leadership exercise to help create more early positive sport experiences. So every child has a shot at a better, healthier future.  

“It's up to us, as a people, to figure out how to make this possible.”

-- Chris Paul, NBA All-Star, in Aspen Timeout

PUSHED OUT, LEFT OUT

The concussion issue is real. So is the fact that in some communities, just 1 in 5 kids play sports. Access is limited for the kid from the low-income home, the physically challenged, even the late bloomer. 

WHAT WE'RE DOING

Solutions rest in the connecting of silos and sharing of breakthrough ideas. So the Sports & Society Program is hosting a series of focused dialogues on key topics.

UP NEXT

Read our event summary on four tech ideas to get kids off couch without running them into ground. More to come on role of health sector, and ways to align resources.

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Why the Need for Project Play?

 

Elizabeth Burns articulates the value of sports for marginalized kids at Aspen Institute event in March 2014 honoring Native American youth leaders 

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February 26| Mountain View, CA
Gopi Kallayil

Technology is often blamed for falling participation rates in team sports. But tech isn't going away. So how do we use tech as an asset, and reduce the barriers to an early positive sports experience?

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