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.
North Carolina Chapter Listing
- Asheville School (Asheville, NC)
API address [ 360 Asheville School Rd, Asheville, NC, 28806-1569, US, null, null, null, null, null]
- Ravenscroft School (Raleigh, NC)
API address [ 7409 Falls of Neuse Rd, Raleigh, NC, 27615, US, null, null, 35.8848291, -78.6305201, null]
- Crossway Academy (Charlotte, NC)
API address [ 9129 Monroe Rd SUITE 100, Charlotte, NC, 28270-2454, US, null, null, 35.146342, -80.74248829999999, null]
- Beverly Woods Elementary School (Charlotte, NC)
API address [ 6001 Quail Hollow Rd, Charlotte, NC, 28210, US, null, null, 35.1315682, -80.83611379999999, null]
- Kitty Hawk Elementary School (Kitty Hawk, NC)
API address [ 16 S Dogwood Trail, Kitty Hawk, NC, 27949-3838, US, null, null, 36.0978893, -75.7328788, null]
- McKee Road Elementary (Charlotte, NC)
API address [ 4101 McKee Rd, Charlotte, NC, 28270, US, null, null, 35.0682015, -80.7549578, 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.