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Youth Leadership
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Provides young people of all abilities the opportunities to be agents of change in their classrooms, schools and communities. By developing their leadership skills help students find their voices and teach them to become change agents in their communities by promoting equity and acceptance. Social inclusion is best fostered when activities within the classroom, school, and community are designed and implemented by a diverse group of students within a school.
Special Olympics Thailand partners with Youth Leaders from a local university to create learning tools for students with intellectual disabilities.
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Youth Leaders around the world share stories from our first-ever VIRTUAL Global Youth Leadership Summit.
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Special Olympics Cape Verde Youth Leaders Edna and Clenira know that improving digital accessibility is essential to building a more inclusive world.
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For the past five years Simran Sahni, a Youth Leader from Special Olympics Bharat, has been on the front lines of the inclusion revolution.
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This work is crucial, especially in the continuing fight to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
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National University’s Social and emotional Harmony program partners with Special Olympics to mentor Youth Leaders.
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Special Olympics MENA youth are prioritizing the inclusion of persons with disabilities as a critical need of the hour.
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Athlete Ben Collins interviews friend and Unified Youth Leadership pair for International Day of Friendship.
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Sahil's mother has watched her son Sahil, who has Down Syndrome, grow into a confident and social Youth Leader since Play Unified: Learn Unified was introduced to his school.
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Special Olympics partnered with Global Youth Mobilization at their first-ever Global Youth Summit where Youth Leaders from Special Olympics Latin America hosted a session on education for children with intellectual disabilities.
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