Inclusive Youth Leadership and advocacy provides students with and without intellectual disabilities opportunities to take on leadership roles to promote Unified Champion School activities in the school and in the community.
A Partner Club is a social organization for students. Partner Clubs are inclusive school-based clubs (Pre-School–Transition & College) that are youth-led and youth-driven.
Set up a zoom meeting between a special education and general education classroom, or an inclusive classroom to host the following:
Topics for discussion:
- Are there any silver linings you’ve experienced since quarantine?
- Have you picked up any new hobbies recently?
Movie title ideas:
- I Am Sam
- The Theory of Everything
Games to play:
- Special Olympics Trivia
- 2 Truths and a Lie
- @Home Scavenger Hunt
Youth Activation Committee (YAC) is an inclusive group of student leaders with and without disabilities who are advocates for promoting acceptance and respect locally on their school campuses, in their communities, and through the greater Special Olympics Northern California (SONC) footprint.
The YAC will meet virtually as one large group 6x throughout the year via Zoom. The YAC will be responsible for hosting events both for their school and in coordination with SONC.
Fill out this brief application if you are interested in being part of a YAC in your respective region.
Have students complete this four-part youth leadership training together and discuss key takeaways
- Foundational Inclusive Youth Leadership Training