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“It Starts With A Voice”


Amy & Ben Wright

Amy and Ben Wright will be performing at the Leadership Conference this year.  Their two youngest children, Beau, age 7, and Bitty, age 2, have Down Syndrome.  Since their arrival, Amy and Ben have made it their mission to advocate for the rights of people with intellectual disabilities and to help spread a message of inclusion and acceptance.

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Performers To Look Out For At Leadership Conference


Chris Tenney, finalist in the online Buddy Talent contest, is a comedian from Los Angeles.  He has been through local training in the Best Buddies Ambassadors track and performed at Spread the Word to End the Word events.   He will soon do standup for all of us at the Closing Ceremonies on Sunday. Read More…

The Kandoo Band


From our attendees and staff to special performers and guests, this year’s leadership conference will be full of talented people.

The Kandoo Band is one of the highly anticipated performances at the Leadership Conference this year. The band was formed in 2007 and has six members: Brendan, Bret , John, Lucas, Tori, and Robby. Read More…

Tips for Leadership Conference 2012


In less than two weeks you will be part of the 1,500+ Best Buddies members who will be coming together for the Best Buddies International Leadership Conference 2012!

With the long travel hours and hot weather expected, we’d like to make sure that you have the most enjoyable experience at the upcoming leadership conference. Here are some helpful tips for travel and your stay in Bloomington, Indiana: Read More…

a typical son

two of us are tall and the other one of us is short and has Down syndrome

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Best Buddies Young Leaders Council

Educate, Engage, Empower.

michael crawley

Every person is an equal member of the human family.

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