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A young woman on the right, a young man in the middle, and a young woman on the left are standing in front of blue lockers.
Advocacy and creative passion are key to Spread the Word and we are always looking for more ways to hear and amplify the voice of every member of our community. We want to hear your stories, your concerns and your opinions. And we want others to hear them as well. Send us your story of inclusion. Check out stories from our community below!”
Students from the Best Buddies and Unified Clubs at Yorktown shared how they promote inclusion at their school and invited student organizations focusing on inclusion in other communities to join them.
A testimony by Paul Brooks, a Best Buddies Global Ambassador, an employee at the Bellagio Resorts and Casino through the Best Buddies Jobs program, and a Best Buddies Nevada Board Member.
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Special Olympics Montenegro hosted a Pledge to Include event on Spread the Word’s Global Day of Activation. For ideas on hosting a pledge event in your community visit our Spread the Word resources page.
On Spread the Word: Inclusion Day 2020, we asked members of our Special Olympics and Best Buddies communities to share what they hope inclusion will look like ten years from now.
In June of 2020, Spread the Word: Inclusion honored pride month along with Nina West, Drag Syndrome, The Trevor Project, KatnNat Podcast, and our Special Olympics and Best Buddies community.
Advocates for inclusion are not asking for special treatment, they are asking for equal opportunities for everyone. Inclusion should be a priority, not something that happens out of pity.
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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.
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Emma Moore, a Special Olympics Washington Unified Partner, shares her story of acceptance, both of herself and others.
For Marya Ketchell, inclusion starts by showing up with her son Wyatt, who has Down Syndrome.
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In March of 2009, Tim and co-founder Soeren Palumbo, created this annual day of awareness that continues to be led by passionate young people, Special Olympics athletes and Best Buddies participants across the world.
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