Unified Generation: Youth and Social Inclusion


Explore how youth become part of a "Unified Generation" and act as change agents in creating schools and communities that are socially inclusive. Engaging students with and without intellectual disabilities and those on the fringes as they become part of the fabric of the school addresses issues of social justice, equity, acceptance and tolerance. Hear perspectives from youth, Special Olympics Unified Champion Schools Senior Director, and a leader in social inclusion globally.

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  1. Gain knowledge on social inclusion and how it impacts school climate and social justice.
  2. Identify how youth become change agents in creating schools of tolerance, acceptance and equity.
  3. Reflect on the impact of a Unified Generation on creating an equitable, tolerant and accepting community.



Betty Edwards, Educational Consultant Chair, National Education Leaders Network, Special Olympics

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