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By Alabama NewsCenter Staff
The World Games 2022 in Birmingham will be the most accessible edition in the global event’s 40-year history.
Officials from the Birmingham Organizing Committee and Lakeshore Foundation today announced a partnership that will focus on making the Games more inclusive of adapted sports, athletes, fans and experiences for people with disabilities.
The partnership will develop and implement “A Journey to One World, One Games,” an initiative for disability inclusion and access that will focus on four strategic priorities: establishing a diverse and representative steering committee; creating an inclusive and accessible athlete experience; enhancing accessibility and inclusion for fans; and developing a training and education program for staff, volunteers and partners.
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