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Friday, October 23 • 3:45pm - 3:55pm
Leveling the Playing Field: Re-Imagining Cities to Benefit All

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Play is critical to all aspects of childhood development and yet kids who live in disadvantaged neighborhoods often face many barriers.  Safety issues, lack of access to places to play, and a deficit of free time with parents and other caregivers are some of the factors that prevent kids from playing. James Siegal, President of national non-profit KaBOOM! will explore how designing cities with kids in mind – at the playground and beyond – is a competitive advantage for cities that not only benefits kids, but also makes communities more livable for all of us.


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James Siegal

President, KaBOOM!
James Siegal is President of KaBOOM!, the national non-profit that seeks to give children the childhood they deserve filled with balanced and active play, so they can thrive. James previously served as Chief of Staff for the Corporation for National and Community Service. He has experience... Read More →

Friday October 23, 2015 3:45pm - 3:55pm PDT
The TimesCenter

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