The strategic plan of Special Olympics Louisiana (SOLA) is aligned with Special Olympics North America and Special Olympics, Inc.
SOLA will annually review specific goals, objectives and action items in order to:
1) Improve the quality and access of athlete opportunities through sport and health.
a. Advance Quality Sports and Competition- Provide quality training; grow athlete, coach, volunteer, unified sports, young athletes, and leadership numbers; provide competition and or training opportunities at all levels.
b. Offer athlete leadership opportunities; healthy athlete programs and inclusive activities.
2) Build positive attitudes- Increase the external impact of sports events by engaging, educating, and raising awareness of media; sponsors, donors, and government leaders, as well as, the general public.
3) Build capacity
a. Develop Movement Leadership – Engage, train and utilize leaders.
b. Develop Sustainable Capabilities, including Finances – Develop budgets and educate leadership on financial responsibilities. Sustain budget, including all levels of SOLA, on an annual basis.
Vision – Open hearts and minds towards people with intellectual disabilities, using sports to create inclusion.