KITV Tulsi’s floor speech on Special Olympics Hawaii’s 50th anniversary

Hawaii Representative Tulsi Gabbard on the House floor today in Washington D.C. commending Special Olympics Hawaii. Take a listen. 
 
Tulsi Gabbard: "They are combating negative stereotypes, bringing joy and a sense of achievement, and creating a culture of respect and inclusion. Mahalo to Special Olympics Hawai'i and congratulations on this 50th Anniversary." 
 
The organization was founded in 1968 and has nearly 5000 participants across the state. Nearly 12,000 coaches and volunteers put on about 50 competitions throughout the year.