What is Making Equals?
The Sporting Equals 'Making Equals' project works to engage and attract diverse young people through sport. The project helps build empathy between different communities, particularly focusing on breaking down barriers across race, faith and disability. The project works to identify local commonalities, educate and empower young people to make a difference locally.
The young people who are recruited to be part of the project will be:
1. Inspired to make a difference to their local community
2. Role models and agents of social change
3. Involved in local decision making with a platform to share their opinion
4. Champions of inclusive societies
To achieve the above outcomes participants will:
The project has been delivered in Bradford and Burnley and a new pilot in now being launched in Croydon. Working with partner agenices the objective is to provide participants with key skills and knowledge to improve social cohesion within communities and expand life opportunities.
Who is eligible?
Where is Making Equals taking place?
The initial pilot will be delivered in Croydon and will take place in July (dates tbc).
How do I apply?
If you are interested in becoming involved in this unique project please contact Sporting Equals on 0121 7771375 or Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Further Information is available through the following link:
Sporting Equals hope to build on the success of the Making Equals project once the delivery model is established. Our aim is to engage diverse communities across cities to foster engagement between young people, tackling unconcisous bias and improving social cohesion.
Further details about the Making Equals model and project are availalble through email@example.com
Faith Centre Model
Sporting Equals are working with mosques, temples, gurdwaras, churches, synagogues across the country to try and access inactive communities and create models of engagement with work at a local level.
TENNIS SERVES PROJECT
Sporting Equals have been working in partnership with the Tennis Foundation to create opportunities locally enabling people to engage with tennis who would otherwise not access a club or local park to play tennis.
Sporting Equals host Active Sport Zones at the large cultural events throughout the country. The Active Sports Zones allow people to get engaged with sporting activities giving them an opportunity to try something new and connecting them up to local opportunities.
We encourage the sports sector to take action in light of new opportunities, changing demographics, utilising talent and attracting talented individuals from under-represented groups.
The Albion Foundation officially launched a new partnership with Sporting Equals, the national body which promotes ethnic diversity across sport and physical activity.
Sport For Communities
A national project backed by £2 million from the Treasury and supported by DCMS, awarding grants to community projects.