Making youth sports more available to low-income families
WOSU | April 11th, 2023
Poor children face a range of disadvantages, from food insecurity to scant housing options.
Organized sports have long been a bridge for those children, but the costs associated with everything from equipment to travel teams have drawn another line in the sand, reducing participation by low-income students.
We’ll learn about the role of school budget cuts and efforts to make the world of youth sports more accessible.
- Jon Solomon, Editorial Director for the Sports & Society Program at the Aspen Institute
- Stephanie Hightower, President/CEO of Columbus Urban League
- Dr. Vincent Clarno, Director of Student Activities with Columbus City Schools
- Gizmo Hall, pro pickleball player
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