Should Your Gender, Zip Code, or the Color of Your Skin Determine Your Health?

By Jennifer Valenzuela and Tigee Hill How does one respond to a teenage audience when a girl asks why the neighborhood her friend lives in, just four miles away, [...]

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Ready to Lead: Watch Louisville High School Students Take On the Aspen Challenge

February 28, 2019, Louisville, KY - A new city, a new opportunity to make change. This year, The Aspen Challenge partnered with the Jefferson County Public Schools to launch [...]

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No Challenge, No Change: Watch Dallas High School Students Accept the Aspen Challenge

February 8, 2019, Dallas, TX - For the second year, Dallas Independent School District students are taking charge as leaders and changemakers. At Fair Park’s Briscoe Center, over 150 [...]

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Dallas Independent School District and School District of Philadelphia Students Present Solutions to Immigration Crisis, School-to-Prison Pipeline, and Equitable Development at Aspen Ideas Festival

July 30, 2018, Aspen, CO — It’s been almost six months since high school students from Dallas and Philadelphia heard challenges and began working to positively impact their communities. In [...]

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Solution Using Art to Raise Awareness About School-to-Prison Pipeline Awarded Top Prize in Aspen Challenge Philadelphia Competition

PHILADELPHIA, PA, April 12, 2018 — Students from the School District of Philadelphia’s John Bartram High School are headed to this year’s Aspen Ideas Festival after claiming first place in [...]

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Teams Fostering Empathy and Support for Immigrants and Tackling Mobility Solutions to Increase Community Cohesion and Promote Equitable Development Win the Day in Dallas

DALLAS, TX, March 27, 2018 — High school students from Dallas Independent School District’s (Dallas ISD) Emmett J. Conrad, Moisés E. Molina, and Sunset High Schools are headed to [...]

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Challenge Accepted: Watch Philadelphia High School Students Hear Challenges to Community-Based Issues at the Aspen Challenge Opening Forum

February 22, 2018, Philadelphia, PA - Year two of the Aspen Challenge: Philadelphia saw eight new schools and 152 new students step up to the Aspen Challenge. Providing inspiration, tools, [...]

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