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We believe that inclusion is not only the issue of our time, it is today’s most needed skill.
HOW WE ARE SPREADING INCLUSION
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04.02.20
I pledge to spread inclusion by working to change how people treat others with differing abilities in my community. This pledge is the first step. It will be followed by many others to make recreation, education and community spaces inclusive for everyone.
Laurel Cheever | Ashland, Oregon
12
04.09.20
I pledge to spread inclusion by remove the differences and Inequality between people with ID and without ID across the country through the power of sports, unity and Inclusion. #ipledgetoinclude #inclusionrevolution #UnifiedLeadership #ChooseToInclude #specialolympicspakistan
Syeda Eraj Batool Zaidi | Karachi , Pakistan
8
04.14.20
I pledge to spread inclusion by making my future classroom a safe, happy, and supportive place for ALL my students!
Leigh Barry | West Chester, Pennsylvania
8
04.08.20
I pledge to spread inclusion by creating diverse and inclusive programs for our community and celebrating the differences between us. Using the difference to built strength in the teams I am part of.
Patricia Sturgess | North Port
8
04.09.20
I pledge to spread inclusion by educating more people about disabilities and celebrating our differences, not trying to erase them. I want to spread the word to end the word.
Kaitlyn Sandra Bass | MENIFEE, California
12
INCLUSION AROUND THE WORLD
From kids to communities, see inspirational examples of how inclusion is taking root, and leading to real change, both at home and around the world.
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There’s a misconception about inclusion. When you hear the term “all-inclusive resort,” you think of luxury. But inclusion is not a luxury, it is a necessity.
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So we show up: on playgrounds, in music classes, at junior gyms. We arrive with high hopes and open hearts, but it would be a lie to say they are not sometimes dashed by looks from other parents.
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When I was in first grade, Loretta Claiborne came to visit my class. She showed us her gold medals from Special Olympics victories in long-distance running.
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I have been a Special Olympics athlete since 2012. Besides being an athlete, I am also a Special Olympics US Youth Ambassador and a Montana Special Olympics State Youth Activation Committee member.
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I have always been very protective and concerned about my younger sister, Sagarika, who was born with an intellectual disability. I feel extremely blessed to have a sister like her. She is a gift to our family.
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