Stephen Patrick

Executive Director, Aspen Forum for Community Solutions, The Aspen Institute

Stephen Patrick is executive director of the Aspen Institute’s Aspen Forum for Community Solutions. He was previously a senior program officer at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, a vice president at the Daniels Fund, and director of youth and emerging initiatives at the New Mexico Community Foundation. He is co-founder of Rocky Mountain Youth Corps and spent several years leading youth programs for the San Juan Pueblo Tribe. Patrick has served on a number of boards, was a Next Generation Leadership Fellow of the Rockefeller Foundation, and co-chaired the New Mexico Commission for Community Volunteerism (AmeriCorps). In 2008, he served on the Obama transition committee.

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While federal, state, and local lawmakers consider reforms that may lower our incarceration rates in the future, more... See more
Young adults throughout the US are volunteering — at all ages — and at such a level that as a group, they are now known... See more
At the root of recent events sparked by the deaths of young men like Trayvon Martin and Freddie Gray is a history of... See more
Unemployment for America’s young adults has reached the highest levels since the Great Depression. There are now nearly... See more
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In the US today, shockingly, 40 percent of children—nearly 30.5 million—live in low-income families. What are the best... See more