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Global Athlete Congress

Kiera Byland BEM: My Year of Advocacy and Inclusion

Kiera Byland BEM shares her journey since being elected as Global Athlete Congress Chair during the World Games in Berlin
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Athlete Leader Kiera Byland Featured in Photo Spread in Rarity Life Magazine

Rarity Life Magazine features athlete leader Kiera Byland in a photo spread and in depth article.
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accessiBe joins World Games Berlin 2023

accessiBe delegation members attend their first Special Olympics World Games as volunteers.
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Agents of Inclusion: Episode Sixteen

Special Olympics Rhode Island athlete and Administrative Assistant & Athlete Leadership Specialist Mary-Ellen Powers speaks with JR before her trip to Berlin for the Global Athlete Congress.

Agents of Inclusion: Episode Fifteen

Jamaican athlete and Special Olympics employee David Duncan speaks with JR ahead of the Global Athlete Congress.

Athlete and Coach Terrence Davis Tells Other SO Leaders to “Say What You Want.”

Long-time athlete Terrence Davis is heading to Abu Dhabi for the 2019 World Games as a coach for the SO St Vincent and Grenadines Bocce team.
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Special Olympics Makes Strides for Inclusive Health Systems in the Dominican Republic

The Organization of American States (OAS) and Special Olympics signed an agreement to promote sports, physical activity, health, inclusive education, sustainable and human development, and human rights of people with intellectual disabilities.
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New Chair of the Global Athlete Congress Elected

Voted in as the NEW Chair of the Global Athletes Congress, Nyasha Derere will serve as a member of the Board of Directors for Special Olympics.
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Creating Inclusion Through Tennis

The five-day event, hosted in the Dominican Republic was the largest unified tennis event held globally.
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Leadership on Full Display During the Global Athletes Congress

The Special Olympics ' Global Athletes Congress is serving as a platform where Special Olympics athletes lead the way to a more inclusive world.
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