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Youth Sports in America: Where We Are, How We Got Here and Why It Matters

March 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Wilton Public Schools, Wilton Youth Council and Thrive with a Guide invite you to a presentation, Q&A and book signing with Linda Flanagan on Wednesday, March 22 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m in Wilton High School‘s Little Theater.

Flanagan is a freelance journalist, researcher, and former cross-country and track coach. A graduate of Lehigh University, Flanagan holds master’s degrees from Oxford University and the Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy. She was an analyst for the National Security Program at Harvard University. She is a founding board member of the New York City chapter of the Positive Coaching Alliance and a 2020–2021 advisory group member for the Aspen Institute’s Reimagining School Sports initiative.  Flanagan’s writing on sports has appeared in The Atlantic, Runner’s World and on NPR’s education site MindShift, where she is a regular contributor. A mother of three and a lifelong athlete, Flanagan lives in New Jersey.

Please register in advance online. You may submit questions via email to the Wilton Youth Council.

The first 50 people to register for this event will receive a free book.


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The Little Theater at Wilton High School
395 Danbury Road
Wilton, CT 06897 United States
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