#ImAGameChanger - Sarah Cline

By: USA Games correspondent, tynan gable

This week’s nominee for the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games #ImAGameChanger campaign exemplifies how quickly the spirit of inclusion can spread. Sarah Cline is an Accenture employee who has directly contributed to changing the nationwide culture of her beloved company.

Sarah’s primary job at the Austin, Texas office of Accenture is not what makes her stand out among her colleagues. Ihlae (eye-luh) Kling, who works in marketing at Accenture's Seattle office, has had the pleasure of feeling the positive impacts Sarah’s efforts have made in a short four years, even though she is hundreds of miles away.

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#ImAGameChanger - Paul Brooks

By: USA Games Correspondent, Tynan Gable

The goal of the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games #ImAGameChanger campaign is to highlight the quiet heroes who promote inclusion in all that they do. This week’s nominee is no different; he strives every day to break down barriers that he and others with disabilities face.

Paul Brooks is a 24-year-old man with autism who is currently living with his mother, Celeste Brooks, in Las Vegas, Nevada. He is known for his ability to talk about the challenges he faces as a person with an intellectual disability (ID).

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Port of Seattle, King County Metro and Sound Transit Announce Support for 2018 Special Olympics USA Games

WITH KICK OFF TO 2018 USA GAMES LESS THAN 60 DAYS AWAY, PUBLIC AGENCIES GEAR UP TO SUPPORT SPECIAL OLYMPICS ATHLETES, COACHES, FAMILIES AND FANS

SEATTLE – May 9, 2018 – At a press conference held today at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games announced partnerships with the Port of SeattleKing County Metro and Sound Transit. From event operations assistance to providing public transportation options that promote the 2018 USA Games’ sustainability initiatives, the public agencies have pledged unprecedented support for the 2018 USA Games and the tens of thousands of athletes, coaches, family members and fans expected to visit Seattle in July.

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Port of Seattle, King County Metro and Sound Transit to Announce Support for 2018 Special Olympics USA Games

SEATTLE – With less than 60 days until the Opening Ceremony at Husky Stadium on July 1, momentum and excitement continue to build for the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games in Seattle. Key to the execution of the 2018 USA Games will be its partnerships with public agencies.

At a press conference on Wednesday, May 9, at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, the Port of Seattle, King County Metro and Sound Transit will announce the specifics around their support for the 2018 USA Games and the thousands of athletes, coaches, families and fans who will gather in the Puget Sound region.

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