- Joan Haug, chief of staff, The Kitchen Community, a real food advocate non-profit
- LaRoyce Hawkins, actor (Chicago PD), standup comedian, motivational speaker
- Israel Idonije, retired defensive end NFL Player (Bears); founder, Israel Idonije Foundation
- Danielle Lee, outreach scientist, TED Fellow, White House Champion of Change in STEM Diversity and Access
- Reverend Michael Louis Pfleger, senior pastor, The Faith Community of Saint Sabina
- Robin Robinson, special adviser for community affairs, Chicago Police Department
- Daniel Rogers, CEO, co-founder, A.M Money, a financial lending company for young people that elevates consideration of career potential over credit history
- Bob Roth, meditation teacher; executive director, David Lynch Foundation
- And many more! For the complete list of presenters visit aspenchallenge.org
WHEN: February 9, 2017 | 8am – 5pm
WHERE: Malcolm X College | 1900 W Jackson Blvd | Chicago, IL 60612
RSVP: If you are a member of the media who wishes to attend please RSVP to Douglas Farrar at email@example.com by Wednesday, February 8.
The Aspen Challenge provides inspiration and a platform for young people to design solutions to some of the most critical and complex issues humanity faces. For more information, please visit aspenchallenge.org or www.facebook.com/TheAspenChallenge.
The Aspen Institute is an educational and policy studies organization based in Washington, DC. Its mission is to foster leadership based on enduring values and to provide a nonpartisan venue for dealing with critical issues. For more information, visit www.aspeninstitute.org.
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SOURCE The Aspen Institute