Youth Innovation Grants

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Around the world, Youth Leaders with and without intellectual disabilities are leading community-based projects for inclusion. Paola and Maria, two Special Olympics youth leaders from El Salvador, share their experiences working together to create change.
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Youth Leaders from around the world took action in 2018 through innovative outlets to achieve inclusive schools and communities.
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Youth leaders have worked with Special Olympics Estonia and the Estonian Lacrosse Federation to organise the country's first Youth Unified Lacrosse event!
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142 youth leaders with and without intellectual disabilities are the recipients of a second round of Special Olympics Youth Innovation grants, resulting in 84 Youth Innovation Projects.
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