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Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation Bringing National Campaign to Southeast Michigan and Western New York to Help Keep Kids From Quitting Sports

Following the distribution of more than $57 million in grants to bolster youth sports access and participation in Southeast Michigan and Western New York since 2015, the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation has announced the launch of a localized national public service campaign, #DontRetireKid.

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Detroit to Host the Aspen Institute’s Project Play Summit in September; First Speakers Announced

The fifth Project Play Summit will take place September 17-18 at the Renaissance Center in Detroit, MI, marking the first time the summit has been scheduled outside of Washington, DC. Former NBA star Chris Webber and NCAA champion gymnastics coach Valorie Kondos Field will be discussing the importance of youth sports and the state of play.

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Survey: Kids Quit Most Sports By Age 11

The average child today spends less than three years playing a sport, quitting by age 11, most often because the sport just isn’t fun anymore. Their parents are under pressure, too, with some sports costing thousands of dollars a year and travel expenses taking up the largest chunk.

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Ten Charts That Show Progress, Challenges to Fix Youth Sports

Learn how the national landscape of youth sports is changing. Recently, Project Play released its annual findings in a series of ten charts. From those findings, we can gain a deeper understanding of the progress we’ve made and what we can do to keep it going strong.

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Beyond a Level Playing Field

One of the important topics discussed at the 2018 Project Play Summit, hosted by the Aspen Institute Sports & Society Program, is mixed-gender youth sports. Read as three Olympic athletes give their thoughts on mixed-gender competition and how it could improve sports and reframe the way our culture thinks about gender.

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Find the Best Sport for You: Aspen Institute Releases First Tool to Assess Health Benefits of High School Sports

The right sport can make all the difference for our children. And now, finding it is easier than ever. Combining the best available data and expert analysis, the Healthy Sports Index is the first tool to help parents and children assess the health benefits and risks of the ten most popular sports.

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