About Us

Special Olympics Southern California changes the lives of people with intellectual disabilities through sports training and competition.

Children and adults with intellectual disabilities who participate in Special Olympics develop improved physical fitness and motor skills, greater self-confidence and a more positive self-image.

More than 17,000 athletes in 11 counties participate in Southern California.


Special Olympics Southern California has been changing lives for more than 40 years. More...

Our Board

The Board of Directors and Sports and Celebrities Ambassadors help ensure ongoing community support for our athletes and mission.


Special Olympics is offered at no cost to our athletes and their families. See our most recent financials. More...


Special Olympics offers a competitive salary plus benefits and an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of others. More...

Created by the Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr. Foundation. Authorized and Accredited by
Special Olympics, Inc. for the Benefit of Persons with Intellectual Disabilities.

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