The Aspen Challenge presents teams of high school students from New Orleans and Miami who have developed innovative solutions to issues that have impacted their communities. See these young changemakers take to the stage to prove that entrepreneurial community solutions can be created at any age. Learn how Benjamin Franklin High School at the Katherine Johnson Campus is tackling climate change in New Orleans, how Frederick A. Douglass High School is combating the city’s violence, and how The NET Charter High School: Central City (New Orleans) led a campaign to promote empathy and change the way students see themselves. Hear from Miami’s American Senior High School on creating an online resource of affordable child care options so families don’t have to choose between jobs and taking care of their children.
- 2022 Festival