Bringing opportunities to Communities
A plan to increase Asian inclusion in football
Detailing the work of the game's governing bodies and flag bearers for change in tackling underrepresentation of Asians in football, the plan encourages inclusion and opening up pathways for Asian communities wishing to contribute to the game at all levels.
The plan reflects upon the feedback provided by Asian communities at consultation forums and details The FA's targets over the next four seasons and beyond:
Although it is generally agreed that there is still a significant journey ahead, this plan highlights a clear approach to provide better representation from Asian communities as well as developing a wider talent pool for English football.
Sporting Equals will be facilitating an insight session on Tuesday 27th September 2016 at St Georges Park which will help take stock of how effective the plan has been and recommendations for moving forward.
A copy of the FA report is available through the following link;
Breaking Boundaries City Leadership Events
Connecting Communities through Cricket, Breaking Boundaries, is a three-year project (2018 - 2021) bringing together young people, their families and communities, through regular engagement in cricket, playing, spectating and volunteering. The project will use the spark of the 2019 World Cup to make the most of crickets potential to bring different ethnic and faith communities closer together into one cricket community and foster mutual respect and friendships.
Black History Month 'COACH' Exhibition
To celebrate Black History Month, the Houses of Parliament will be host to a photographic exhibition, 'COACH', to showcase the contributions made by Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) coaches in athletics.
Sporting Equals has created a unique Leaderboard Academy in partnership with the University of Leicester, we are seeking suitable candidates to help support greater diversity within the boardrooms of sport.
Making Equals Slough
Slough Making Equals will take place on the 30th August at Slough and Eton School. The event which is supported by our Trustee Christine Ohuruogu will bring 100 young people together to help build bridges between local communities, develop skills and build a new generation of young leaders.
FA 'Bringing Opportunities to Communities' Consultation Forums 2018
Come along and have your say through the FA consultation forums which are taking place in October/November 2018
This month sees the start of Ramadan - fasting month for Muslims
The holy month of Ramadan started on the 17th May, a period of fasting and religious focus for millions of Muslims across the globe.