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50th Anniversary

Cities of Inclusion Summit in Philadelphia

Special Olympics Pennsylvania hosted a “Cities of Inclusion” Summit to create a vision for Philadelphia as an inclusive city. 
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Smithsonian Extends ‘Special Olympics at 50’ Exhibit Until 2020

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History in Washington, DC is extending its “Special Olympics at 50” display showcasing five decades of Special Olympics!
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NFL Draft Night: Special Olympics & NFL Relationship Stronger Than Ever

The 2019 NFL Draft will usher in a new crop of elite athletes that will develop into future leader of their respective teams and communities.
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MLS WORKS and ESPN Announce 2019 Special Olympics Unified Sports® Soccer Exchange Program

Unified Soccer Exchange Program promotes social inclusion, highlighted by East vs. West Unified All-Star Showcase in Orlando.
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Powering the Special Olympics Health Program

For 22 years, Special Olympics has incorporated health programming and trained people to use their skills to provide free health screenings for athletes in more than 135 countries.
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Meet the World Games Athletes: Ruaumoko Pukepuke

The Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019 will be Ruaumoko’s first-ever World Games.
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Global Youth Leadership Summit

In March 2019, our Global Youth Leadership Summit will bring together unified young leaders of the Special Olympics movement to mold a new world.

Actor John C. McGinley Headlines the Night of Trees Fundraising Gala

On Friday, November 30th Special Olympics D.C. hosted its 34th Night of Trees Fundraising Gala.
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Special Olympics Joins The Beau Biden Foundation to Combat Abuse

Operation Safeguard, a new initiative to advance and strengthen the protection of people with intellectual disabilities from physical and sexual abuse.
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Meet the Determined: #MeetHamad

#MeetHamad: Hamad’s story is about the power of determination and true sportsmanship.
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