Lets Celebrate the Great Get Together Breaking Boundaries from 21-23 June 2019
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 makes the most of cricket's potential to bring different ethnic and faith communities closer together into one cricket community and foster mutual respect and friendships
The Breaking Boundaries is hosting 5 Tea20 events bringing together communities to celebrate cricket and The Great Get Together;
Barking and Dagenham
Date: Friday 21 June 2019 , Time: 13:00 to 16:00
Venue: Central Park. Dagenham Rugby Club, The Pavilion, Central Park, Dagenham, Essex, RM10 7EJ
Date: Friday 21 June 2019 , Time: 15:00 to 16:30
Venue: Alexandra Park, Coffee Cranks Park Cafe. 180 Russell St, Manchester M16 7JL
Date: Saturday 22nd June 2019 Time: 12:00 – 15:00
Venue: Herschel Park, Upton Close, Slough SL1 2DG
Date: Saturday 22nd June 2019, Time: 11:00 to 13:00
Venue: Park Avenue Cricket Ground,
Saturday 22nd June 2019, Time 12.00-14.00pm
Venue: Edgbaston Community Centre,
Spirit of 2012 shares Jo Cox's belief that we have more in common than we think with our neighbours, our colleagues and our communities, as its Chief Executive Debbie Lye explains:
We designed the Breaking Boundaries programme with one aim in mind: to bring people together. Like Jo Cox, we and our partners, the Youth Sport Trust and Sporting Equals, believe in the power of community events, and sharing what we have in common to build stronger bonds, and happier neighbourhoods. We're delighted that Breaking Boundaries is joining with the Jo Cox Foundation to host a Great Get Together, and have no doubt that the event will harness the power of sport to unite different faiths, ethnicities and ages in a moment of celebration and smiles
Catherine Anderson, CEO of the Jo Cox Foundation, says: “We are especially excited about this collaboration with Spirit of 2012 because we share so many values – around tolerance, community, cohesion, and compassion.
“It's brilliant to have Spirit's support, especially as it helps us to tell the compelling story of the Great Get Together and its immense power to bridge divides, harness optimism and inspire action in communities all over the country. We'd like to thank Spirit of 2012 for their support and their belief in us, and we really look forward to working with them.”
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