The City of Newton has awarded one of its 20 invitational Boston Marathon bibs to Understanding Our Differences, and we have a runner, Gabrielle Barker, who is already training hard.
In the last few years, we’ve had the privilege and pleasure to connect with more schools, districts and communities to deliver high-quality disability awareness programs. UOD has helped deliver regular school programming, inclusion days, custom programs and community programs in a variety of districts and settings, for example: Working with committed individuals dedicated to fostering
Sean McIntyre, a graduate of the Newton Public Schools, plans to run a 50-mile race in November to benefit UOD. He is undertaking this challenging event because he feels strongly about the positive impact of UOD, which he remembers vividly from childhood. The event is the JFK 50 Mile Race, called America’s oldest ultramarathon, to be
This spring, three juniors at Newton South High School – Angelina, Sophia, and Adrienne – conducted a project in their history class. They assessed the recent debate over cutting the Understanding Our Differences program from the Newton Public Schools curriculum. After sending out a survey to our classmates, the students confirmed that those who participated
Dr. Jennifer Arnold was the terrific keynote speaker at our 45th anniversary celebration on Thursday evening, May 4 at UMass at Mount Ida in Newton. She presented an upbeat motivational message about maintaining a positive attitude, based on her life experiences. Dr. Arnold is a physician who is Board Certified in Neonatal Medicine and is currently