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2nd Annual emb(race)® Series of Events

3 days of Events to Enhance the Lives of People With Disabilities.

Movie & Dessert Reception

Thursday, February 25th, 2016

7pm - 9pm

FAU Christine Lynn College of Nursing Auditorium

Lights, Camera

Join us for a Movie Screening and Dessert Reception with Special Guest Joey Travolta at Florida Atlantic University Christine Lynn College of Nursing Auditorium

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Friday, February 26th, 2016

8:30am - 3:00pm

FAU Live Oak Pavillion

2nd Annual Independence
through Employment Conference

This symposium will bring together national and state leaders to focus on innovations and emerging best practices in support of the successful transition of young people with disabilities from high school to work, education or training and from college to careers.

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Race Event

Sunday, February 28th, 2016

Checkin - 6:00am

Half Marathon - 6:30am

5k Race - 7:05am

Event Ceremony - 8:45am

1-Mile Familiy Walk - 9:00am

FAU Campus Lot 27

6th Annual emb(race)®

The 6th Annual emb(race)® on Sunday, February 28, 2016 will bring together people with and without disabilities for a morning of racing, walking and fun. emb(race)® is an opportunity for friends, family and neighbors to come together and learn side by side about diversity in our community.

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Stand Among Friends Features


Join Stand Among Friends at the 6th Annual emb(race) - The All-Inclusive Race. Whether you run, walk, stroll, roll, use a wheelchair or hand-cycle, everyone can participate and emb(race) our differences.

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Disability Center @ FAU

Stand Among Friends' Disability Center is located on the Florida Atlantic University campus in Boca Raton, FL. The center allows us to work collaboratively with FAU to perform disability, assistive technology, and research studies.

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Assistive Technology

Our state-of-the-art Assistive Technology program and Lab features innovative technology specifically designed so you can perform functions that might otherwise not be possible.

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Help support Stand Among Friends with a purchase from two of our newest partners, Javita Coffee Company and Soci@ble Apparel.

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