Best Buddies Leadership Development programs represents one of our organization’s four key mission pillars. The programs educate and empower people with and without IDD to become leaders, public speakers and advocates. Best Buddies passionately believes that its program participants can lead the effort within their community and beyond to build a more inclusive world for people with IDD.
Minnesota Chapter Listing
- Clear Springs Elementary School (Minnetonka, MN)
API address [ 5701 County Rd 101, Minnetonka, MN, 55345, US, null, null, 44.9004905, -93.5105327, null]
- Dayton's Bluff Recreation Center (Saint Paul, MN)
API address [ 800 Conway St, Saint Paul, MN, 55106, US, null, null, 44.9546484, -93.0666198, null]
- Excelsior Elementary School (Excelsior, MN)
API address [ 441 Oak St, Excelsior, MN, 55331, US, null, null, 44.89944070000001, -93.56806279999999, null]
- Highland Elementary School (Apple Valley, MN)
API address [ 14001 Pilot Knob Rd, Apple Valley, MN, 55124, US, null, null, 44.7445618, -93.1787504, null]
- Thomas Lake Elementary School (Eagan, MN)
API address [ 4350 Thomas Lake Rd, Eagan, MN, 55122, US, null, null, 44.7981651, -93.17396529999999, null]
Offers people with and without IDD the opportunity to gain the public speaking skills, self-esteem and confidence needed to successfully advocate for themselves, their peers and Best Buddies in communities, workplaces and government.
Empowers youth to become advocates for people with IDD and help open new Best Buddies chapters and programs by organizing special events that promote awareness to the disability rights movement.