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Read how twin brothers from Philadelphia, Kenny (a member of Special Olympics' National Youth Activation Committee) and Kevin (SOPA athlete and Unified Sports participant), changed their school culture from one that bullied to a culture of respect and inclusion, all through... More
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There is an untold story about law enforcement. This story showcases how law enforcement officers are going above and beyond the call of duty for the most marginalized citizens in their communities – people with intellectual disabilities. Every day, law enforcement officers... More
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Special Olympics Pennsylvania (SOPA) held its second biennial Athlete Congress at the Hilton Harrisburg in Harrisburg, PA from September 5-7 in conjunction with its 2014 Leadership Conference which provides SOPA board, staff, volunteers, and athlete leadership the opportunity... More
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Special Olympics Pennsylvania's (SOPA) 2014 Leadership Conference, which is designed to provide ongoing training and recognition for Special Olympics athletes and volunteers, was held from September 6-7 at the Hilton Harrisburg in Harrisburg, PA. Each year during a Conference... More
With President Obama in the front row, representatives from Special Olympics talked about the power of the movement. From left, Chairman Tim Shriver, Special Olympics athlete Ricardo Thornton, athlete Loretta Claiborne, athlete Danielle Liebl, Unified Partner Kenny Brown,... More
Special Olympics Pennsylvania (SOPA) held the inaugural Athlete Leadership Programs (ALPs) University at Slippery Rock University from July 18-20, 2014. The Athlete Leadership Program empowers athletes to develop leadership skills and utilize their voices to assume meaningful... More
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Comcast SportsNet Philly profiled four Special Olympics Pennsylvania athletes who participated in the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games held in New Jersey from June 14 – 21. The stories aired during the week of the Games and focused on the adversity each athlete has overcome to... More
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3,500 athletes from every U.S. state competed at the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games, June 14-21 in New Jersey! The USA Games showcased the awe-inspiring abilities of athletes with intellectual disabilities. Members of Team PA are from more than 30 city/county Special... More
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Twenty-First Century Fox was a Founding Partner of the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games in New Jersey that took place from June 14 – 21. As such, we are thrilled that FOX affiliates across the country helped to tell the stories of our local athletes competing at the USA Games,... More

 

2014 Special Olympics Pennsylvania Leadership Conference 

Leadership ImageSpecial Olympics Pennsylvania's (SOPA) held its 2014 Leadership Conference from September 6– 7 at the Hilton Harrisburg in Harrisburg, PA. The Conference, designed to provide ongoing training and recognition for Special Olympics athletes and volunteers, offered several sessions. Below are many of the PowerPoint presentations and handouts shared with Conference attendees.

 

TARGET AUDIENCE: PROGRAM MANAGERS AND MANAGEMENT TEAM

TARGET AUDIENCE: COACHES

AUDIENCE: ANYONE

TARGET AUDIENCE: VOLUNTEER COORDINATORS

TARGET AUDIENCE: FUND RAISING COORDINATORS, TREASURERS and PROGRAM MANAGERS

TARGET AUDIENCE: TREASURERS

TARGET AUDIENCE: PUBLIC RELATIONS COORDINATORS

TARGET AUDIENCE: COMPETITION AND TRAINING COORDINATORS

TARGET AUDIENCE: OUTREACH COORDINATORS

TARGET AUDIENCE: PUBLIC RELATIONS COORDINATORS AND MANAGERS

TARGET AUDIENCE: FUNDRAISING COORDINATORS

TARGET AUDIENCE: FUND RAISING COORDINATORS

TARGET AUDIENCE: EVERYONE