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On March 4, people around the world will take action for inclusion. How will you? All the resources you need to lead your event are here!
Make your commitment today to build a more inclusive world, starting in your school or community
Share your story of inclusion to inspire change around the world
We believe that inclusion is not only the issue of our time, it is today’s most needed skill.
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03.01.19
I pledge to spread inclusion by being more involved with my own buddy. By helping others who may need help in my community. By making sure everyone has a friend and someone to hangout with. By making someone laugh or smile when they may be feeling down. By asking people I know to join the cause and become apart of this amazing organization.
Katie Headington | Pleasant Hill, Iowa
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02.28.19
I pledge to spread inclusion by giving each of my students a voice. Teaching them to communicate is so important. Today, their voices might be timid but someday, their voices will be louder than mine and they will advocate so fiercely for themselves.
Amy hale | Houston
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02.15.19
I pledge to spread inclusion, respect, and kindness to all individuals. I pledge to celebrate differences and be a dedicated advocate for those that cannot advocate for themselves. I pledge to respect those who might not understand the differences and educate them so they can enjoy the love of life as those with differences do. I pledge to end the word r-word and spread respect. #inclusion #kindessmatters
Lindsey Montgomery | Wheaton, Illinois
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02.14.19
I pledge to be inclusive with my actions by always keeping an open mind and addressing all humans with empathy and compassion.
Essi Wunderman | Washington, D.C.
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03.01.19
I pledge to spread inclusion by acknowledging everyone that is different from me and celebrating that we are all unique and amazing in our own way. I will also say hi and give a smile to those who walk past me in the halls.
Maria Rodriguez | kahului
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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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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.
Spread the word for inclusion in your community, school, or workplace all year round. All the resources you need are here - start planning your event today!