Advocate for Inclusion
Best Buddies Virginia & DC
Looking to make your school a more inclusive place? Best Buddies provides you with the framework to creating an inclusive club at your school. Best Buddies staff will help advocates step-by-step through the process by providing resources and a structured timeline to officially opening your own Best Buddies chapter. Make your school a more inclusive, positive place with the help of Best Buddies!
About Best Buddies Virginia & DC
6231 Leesburg Pike, Suite 310, Falls Church, VA 22044, US
Best Buddies is an international non-profit organization dedicated to enhancing the lives of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) by providing opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment, and leadership development.
Best Buddies Virginia & DC works to create opportunities for inclusion at all ages through friendship, jobs, and leadership programs. There are 64 active school chapters and a community-based adult friendship program, Best Buddies Citizens. Our jobs program finds full-time, integrated employment for individuals with IDD. Our Ambassador program creates opportunities for leadership development through speech writing workshops and advanced leadership training's. We have the potential to grow all of these programs with the help of volunteers. Become a Best Buddy today, and help spread inclusion to your community.