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World Inclusion Day 2021

People sit around a long table with computers and workbooks.
Jimmy Masina (Special Olympics Africa) with members of the Africa Regional Athlete Input Council at the Global Athlete Congress in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic 2018.

World Inclusion Day celebrates our differences as human beings and the contributions of people of all abilities, races, genders, nationalities, religions and more.

Watch this inclusive conversation with Special Olympics athlete and competition official Jimmy Masina from South Africa and Special Olympics Chief of Sport and Competition Lou Lauria. Together they explore the importance of sports partnerships with federations and Jimmy’s journey to become a high-level official.

Jimmy Masina and Lou Lauria Conversation

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