5:30 PM17:30

Community Recreation Groups Roundtable

In September 2017, Aspen released the State of Play: Baltimore report. The report is the first comprehensive analysis of how well youth in Baltimore are being served through sports.  Now, the goal is to use the report to inspire and help leaders see how they can plug in and develop supportive actions to grow access to quality sports options. Please note that roundtables are invitation only. If you have questions, please email project coordinator Andre Fountain at andre.fountain@aspeninstitute.org.

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to Sep 7

Project Play Summit

Hosted at the Newseum in Washington, D.C., the annual Project Play Summit is the premier gathering of national leaders at the intersection of youth, sports, and health. Agenda and speakers TBD, and will include content that shares learnings from the Project Play: Baltimore initiative. Past speakers have included First Lady Michelle Obama, U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy, ESPN host Michael Wilbon, and tennis and civil rights legend Billie Jean King.

The Baltimore Sun: "Group aims to help Baltimore fill youth recreation gaps"

The Undefeated: "Study: No one is asking Baltimore youth what sports they want to play"

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12:00 PM12:00

Project Play: Baltimore Huddle

More than 80 leaders and stakeholders from across East Baltimore convened at the UA House to explore the State of Play: Baltimore report, and consider ways the community can work together to grow the quality and quantity of sport options for youth in East Baltimore.

The Baltimore Sun: "Project aims to create quality youth sports programs in Baltimore"


Up Next:

We will convene leaders in each of the eight sectors that touch the lives of children through a series of activation roundtables. Also, we are available to host presentations about Project Play: Baltimore. To learn about either opportunity contact project coordinator Andre Fountain at andre.fountain@aspeninstitute.org.

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