Past Events

May 17, 2016
Washington, DC

In the year since the release of the seminal Aspen Institute report, Sport for All, Play for Life: A Playbook to Get Every Kid in the Game, many organizations have taken action consistent with its eight strategies for the eight sectors that touch the lives of children.

April 8, 2016
Denver, CO
Like other states, Colorado faces challenges in dealing with a crisis of physical inactivity, parental concerns about injuries, and declining participation in youth sports.
November 11, 2015
Las Vegas, NV

At the world's leading conference for the sports events industry, a session is devoted to the Project Play report and its eight strategies for the eight sectors that touch the lives of children.

November 6, 2015
Santa Fe, NM

At the 36th annual conference of the North American Society for the Sociology of Sport, a session titled "NASSS Coaches Assess the Project Play Report" presents an invited panel of NASSS members who are youth coaches to engage their sociological imagination and critically discuss the goals and re

October 26, 2015 to October 27, 2015
Palto Alto, CA
At the SAP InnoJam in Palo Alto, the Aspen Institute's Tom Farrey issued a challenge to student teams from Bay Area universities based on an opportunity identified in the Project Play report: Build a tool that can connect youth, parents and others to the full array of sport programs and sites i
October 14, 2015
Colorado Springs, CO

Sports and Society Program Executive Director Tom Farrey will present to 20 Community Olympic Development Program (CODP) directors at the CODP conference.

October 6, 2015
Washington, DC

The increasingly sedentary lifestyles of children, and participation declines in many youth sports, are in part due to a structural reality: lack of access to safe, affordable, nearby recreation facilities.

September 30, 2015
Washington, DC

Project Play will join Boys & Girls Clubs of America leaders for a think-tank style day to share best practices and shape policies for the organization.

September 24, 2015
Colorado Springs, CO

Tom Farrey will present the Aspen Institute's Physical Literacy report, and explain how it syncs with the Project Play report and the recent

September 17, 2015 to September 20, 2015
New Orleans, LA

Back in February at the Project Play Summit, the Laureus Sport for Good Foundation announced that they would be convening a sport-for-development collective impact coalition to create a framework for stakeholders to work together effectively in order to improve opportunities for youth in New Orle