2018 Project Play Summit

STREAMING Morning Plenary: Midday Plenary: Afternoon Plenary:   The Project Play Summit is the nation’s premier gathering of leaders at the intersection of youth, sport and health. Where game-changers from the eight sectors that touch the lives of children take next steps in building healthy communities through sports. Where new initiatives are announced, and new [...]

By | October 16th, 2018|ProjectPlayUSA|0 Comments

Latinos in Soccer: What’s the Model?

At the 2017 Project Play Summit, experts examine how to get more Latino youth involved in organized soccer in the U.S., where it’s typically a suburban, pay-for-play model. Moderating the session is Alicia McConnell, Director of Training Sites and Community Partners, U.S. Olympic Committee. Panelists are Lawrence Cann, Founder, Street Soccer USA; Ed Garza, President, [...]

By | October 11th, 2017|ProjectPlayUSA|0 Comments

What’s Your Play? Announcements

At the 2017 Project Play Summit, the Aspen Institute recognizes one group per Project Play strategy for taking a new, meaningful and specific action. The recognized organizations are: Parks and People, Joy of the People, Seacoast Public Health Network, LA84 Foundation, Street Soccer USA, USA Wrestling, National Fitness Foundation, Hospital for Special Surgery, and Winning [...]

By | September 21st, 2017|ProjectPlayUSA|0 Comments

Andrea Nielsen Opening Remarks

At the 2017 Project Play Summit, Target Director of Corporate Social Responsibility Andrea Nielsen delivers opening remarks. She discusses the need to level the playing field for youth to play sports regardless of race, gender, ability or zip code.

By | September 21st, 2017|ProjectPlayUSA|0 Comments

Collaboration Nation: What’s Possible When Silos Connect for Kids?

At the 2017 Project Play Summit, industry leaders in youth sports tackle the complicated but vital questions of how to work collaboratively so more children are physically active in sports. Moderating the session is Tom Farrey, Aspen Institute Sports & Society Program Executive Director. Panelists are Beth Baran, Co-Executive Director, Dick’s Sporting Goods Foundation; David [...]

By | September 21st, 2017|ProjectPlayUSA|0 Comments

What’s Your Play? Laureus Sport for Good Foundation USA Announcement

At the 2017 Project Play Summit, Laureus Sport for Good Foundation USA President/CEO Benita Fitzgerald Mosley announces new initiatives in youth sports. Laureus will be launching Sport for Good New York City and Sport for Good Chicago in January 2018. For more information, visit https://map.laureususa.com.  

By | September 21st, 2017|ProjectPlayUSA|0 Comments

State of Play: 2017

At the 2017 Project Play Summit, Aspen Institute Sports & Society Program Executive Director Tom Farrey delivers his annual State of Play address. Farrey reflects on key developments in youth sports from the past year and the need for data-driven metrics to create a new scoreboard for sports.  

By | September 21st, 2017|ProjectPlayUSA|0 Comments

An Olympian Explains How Video Games Can Get Kids Active

After four gold medals, Hockey Hall of Famer Angela Ruggiero retired from the US women’s national hockey team in 2011. Her new career may be even busier and more impressive. Ruggiero is the co-founder and managing director of Sports Innovation Lab, chief strategy officer of the Los Angeles 2028 Olympic bid committee, and an executive board [...]

By | September 10th, 2017|ProjectPlayUSA|0 Comments

2017 State of Play – Featured Conversation

Rob Manfred, Commissioner, Major League Baseball Moderator: Terry McDermott, Author, Off-Speed: Baseball, Pitching, and the Art of Deception. Via: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9zD2bnXbJuE&feature=em-uploademail

By | September 6th, 2017|ProjectPlayUSA|0 Comments