Our Impact
Impact Lead
Every day, our athletes inspire people everywhere to open their hearts to a wider world of human talents and potential. Learn more about the power Special Olympics has to make real change all around the world.
Video to celebrate Special Olympics volunteers during International Volunteer Day 2021.
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Special Olympics is proud to announce the next cohort of 108 Youth Leaders for the Youth Innovation Project Initiative.
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Ahead of the International Day of People with Disabilities, Special Olympics—with support from Golisano Foundation—convened global experts to discuss the policies, practices and programming that are urgently needed to eradicate the gross health disparities that exist for people with intellectual disabilities.
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Special Olympics launched Faces of Basketball, a unique online-offline activity hub and campaign.
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A Continuing Partnership to Further Work for Inclusion in Education Around the World.
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[From August 2021 to May 2022, The Decade of Inclusion interview series will capture the past, present and future of the partnership between Division III and Special Olympics. This is the fourth article in the 10-part series. Stay tuned to hear how the lives of student-athletes and Special Olympics athletes have been impacted over time, what is happening currently, and what’s still to come.]
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Special Olympics MENA recognizes and celebrates champions of inclusion.
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As the Unified Champion School project spreads around the world, Special Olympics Pakistan hosts Unified Hikes to engage students and community members.
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On 6 October 2021, Special Olympics convened its first-ever Special Olympics Caribbean Sports Ministers Forum.
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During the 2021-2022 school year, Hasbro and Unified Champion Schools will support 5 national celebrations to honor schools for their achievement in banner recognition.
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During the 2020 – 2021 schools year, Hasbro and Special Olympics Unified Champion Schools honored 4 schools for their work of inclusion.
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[From August 2021 to May 2022, The Decade of Inclusion interview series will capture the past, present and future of the partnership between Division III and Special Olympics. This is the second article in the 10-part series. Stay tuned to hear how the lives of student-athletes and Special Olympics athletes have been impacted over time, what is happening currently, and what’s still to come.]
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