Special Olympics Southern California Unified Champion Schools is a three component strategy to activate youth, engage educators and promote school communities of acceptance and inclusion where all young people are agents of change.
Who can become a Unified Champion School?
Any school has the potential to become a Unified Champion School. Regardless of grade level or student community, if you’re interested in joining the Unified movement, you can make it happen!
What makes a Unified Champion School?
It is the combination of three components: Unified Sports, Inclusive Youth Leadership, and Whole School Engagement. These components provide the most opportunity for creating positive school climates. Through their commitment to inclusion and awareness, Unified Champion Schools ensure that all students, particularly those with intellectual disabilities, become part of the school’s social fabric.