Today, delegations of Special Olympics athletes, Program leaders, and family members from across the United States will participate in Special Olympics’ 14th annual “Capitol Hill Day.”
Special Olympics participants and supporters will converge in Washington, DC on Capitol Hill to meet with Congressional leaders to urge their continued commitment to ensuring that people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and Special Olympics are top of mind when critical decisions are made for the country. Throughout the day, athletes and ambassadors will meet face-to-face with their Congressional representatives.
Special Olympics Louisiana has 3 representatives taking part in Capitol Hill Day today, President and CEO, Pat Carpenter Bourgeois, Athlete, Nicholas Noel, and SOLA Staff member, Amanda Bittola. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram to catch our updates throughout the day!