Tag Archive | Ben Wright

Reflections on BBLC Opening Ceremonies


I would hesitate before saying I went to Best Buddies Leadership Conference (BBLC) Opening “Ceremonies” last night. I think of ceremonies as rather formal, dry events where people give speeches and hand out awards. While that did happen, I don’t think “ceremonies” was the proper term for the night. It is much more likely we all attended the BBLC opening PARTY or CONCERT. Maybe I’m a BBLC rookie, but last night’s event was much too fun to be called a mere ceremony.

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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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a typical son

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

Chicken Corn Chowder for the Blogger's Soul

Thought bubbles of inspiration, attempted humor, and most likely a lot of pictures and music. (WARNING: You are the only one reading this.)

Best Buddies Young Leaders Council

Educate, Engage, Empower.

michael crawley

Every person is an equal member of the human family.

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