Best Buddies in New York Staff Member Interviewed on Courageously Kind Podcast
New York City, NY, Feb. 8, 2024 — Lindsay Jewett, the director of mission advancement for Best Buddies in New York, the state subsidiary of Best Buddies International, a nonprofit dedicated to creating opportunities for friendship, employment, leadership development and inclusive living for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD), was the featured guest on the most recent episode of the Courageously Kind podcast.
On the podcast, Jewett discusses the organization’s mission, the Best Buddies Artist Collection, the power of inclusion, being a parent of a child with a disability, upcoming events for Best Buddies in New York, the Best Buddies Leadership Conference, which is the annual gathering of staff and student leaders at Indiana University, and more.
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Best Buddies® is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to establishing a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment, leadership development and inclusive living for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). Founded in 1989 by Anthony K. Shriver, Best Buddies is a vibrant organization that has grown from one original chapter to nearly 3,000 middle school, high school, and college chapters worldwide. Today, Best Buddies’ 11 formal programs — Elementary Schools, Middle Schools, High Schools, Colleges, Citizens, e-Buddies®, Jobs, Ambassadors, Promoters, Transitions and Inclusive Living— engage participants in each of the 50 states and in 46 countries, positively impacting the lives of nearly one million people with and without disabilities around the world. In many cases, as a result of their involvement with Best Buddies, people with intellectual and developmental disabilities secure rewarding jobs, live on their own, become inspirational leaders, and make lifelong friendships. For more information, please visit www.bestbuddies.org or connect with us via Facebook, Instagram or Twitter.
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