Engagement

On the left text reads: IYL Training: Exploring Leadership | Special Olympics Unified Champion Schools logo. On the right: Three young adults standing in front of lockers.
This 2020-2021 school year, Special Olympics Unified Champion Schools® will be hosting four Digital Summits on Inclusive Youth Leadership. To earn your ticket, read the below.
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Three athletes at USA Games
5 Reasons Inclusion Matters More Than Ever
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Special Olympics Middle East/North Africa Youth, Lead to Include
International Youth Day recognizes youth engagement for global action. To celebrate, some young people who took part in the Special Olympics Middle East/North Africa Youth Leadership Summit 2020 share the impact it had on them and their vision for a more inclusive world!
Special Olympics Argentina Youth Leader shows her fruit skewers.
Special Olympics athletes are known for their athleticism, determination, and all-around inclusion. However, their skills go way beyond the fields and into places like kitchens!
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Lead to Include—Regional Youth Leadership Summits
Over the past year, more than 250 Youth Leaders with and without intellectual disabilities gathered at 6 Regional Youth Summits to build a more inclusive world—starting in their own communities.
Students carry the Unified Champion School Banner at Papillion A Vista South High School
How Students With and Without Intellectual Disabilities Can Thrive in a Socially Inclusive Learning Environment
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Teacher Jennifer Paolantonio with Chairman Tim Shriver at SXSW EDU 2019
Whether from school or from home, the teachers of Special Olympics Unified Champion Schools® ensure that meaningful opportunities are present for students of all abilities in and out of the classroom.
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Athletes and representatives standing together holding a sign titled Meaningful Involvement.
Strategic investments build nonprofits' capacity to integrate project management into programming and operations
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A large group of students sitting on bleachers.
Hasbro and Special Olympics Partner for Unified Schools Programming
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Tim Shriver sits next to female student at a high school assembly.
Timothy Shriver and Roger P. Weissberg defend Social and Emotional Learning in an article published by the education journal Phi Delta Kappan.
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