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Unified Champion Schools Inclusive Youth Leadership Summit
Unified Champion Schools Inclusive Youth Leadership Summit
Brunswick Brittonkill Central School District
Saturday, March 05, 2022

On Friday, students from Tamarac participated in the Unified Champion Schools Inclusive Youth Leadership Summit. This year's summit focused on resources and strategies to strengthen Tamarac's YAC and Whole School Engagement campaigns that are adaptable for COVID times.  The Youth Activation Committee (YAC) consists of youth leaders with and without intellectual disabilities from the same school or community who strategize, plan and implement activities that create a culture of inclusiveness in the school, using the principles of youth leadership and advocacy to achieve a goal of whole school engagement utilizing unified sports and sports-related initiatives of Special Olympics.  The YAC takes responsibility for the promotion and sustainability of the inclusive sports program.