Sporting Equals Promotes Race Equality Charter
Today Sporting Equals will be visible on the banner boards at the Fulham versus West Bromwich match. This is not just about Sporting Equals however, our presence at the match is to draw attention to a key initiative we have previously launced - the 'Race Equality Charter'.
What is the 'Race Equality Charter'?
This charter is vital in the journey to delivering equality in the sporting world. We here at Sporting Equals, along with wider sector research have determined that people from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities still encounter significant disparities.
Upon finding these outcomes we resolved to do something about it, clearly positive action is needed and so we decided a Charter was key to delivering such action.
What are the aims of the 'Race Equality Charter'?
The Charter aims to deliver on three vital points and they are to capture, commit and celebrate. What we mean by this is:
- Capture ethnicity data and intelligence - This is important to enable you to establish a baseline position and measure your progress over time. Regular monitoring and publication of progress is also a crucial step towards an organisation being perceived as open and transparent.
- Commit to tackling underrepresentation at all levels through positive action - This is about adopting appropriate policies, practices and programmes to increase opportunities for BAME communities.
- Celebrate positive role models and stories - Highlighting and promoting positive BAME role models in elite and grassroots sport goes a long way in gaining trust and promoting positive perceptions among BAME communities.
How can I be part of this?
If what we are doing speaks to yourself or your business we urge you to sign our Charter. As we have recently launched this, we are in the first wave of capturing information. However, as we develop the Charter further there will be more room for involvement.
If you would like to know what the nature of this involvement is and would like to be part of delivering this positive change, contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Breaking Boundaries Birmingham with Near Neighbours' Rabiyah Latif
We sat down with Rabiyah Latif from our Birmingham based Community Partner...
Sporting Equals BAME Terminology Survey Statement
Our statement highlighting the findings of our October survey into BAME...
Breaking Boundaries Manchester with Rob Tipping and Lancashire Cricket Foundation!
We sat down with Rob Tipping from our Manchester based Community Partner...
Breaking Boundaries Bradford with Community Champion Haseeb Siddique
We sat down with our Bradford Community Champion Haseeb Siddique as he spoke to...
Breaking Boundaries with Slough Cricket Club Women and Girls Cricket Festival
We sat down with Breaking Boundaries partner Slough Cricket Club's Rabbia...
Breaking Boundaries Birmingham with Unity Streets CIC and BBC West Midlands Million Step Challenge!
We speak to Chantelle Faure, Director of Unity Streets about how Birmingham...
Breaking Boundaries with Nana Kwame Ankomah and Muhammad Mailk TKO Boxing Barking and Dagenham
We speak to Nana Kwame Ankomah and Muhammad Malik our Barking and Dagenham...
Sporting Equals partner with Comic Relief and NET to support Ethnically Diverse Community organisations worst hit by Covid-19
Sporting Equals Partner with Sport England to support Tackling Inequalities Fund Distribution
Breaking Boundaries with Rob Deeks and Aik Saath
Today we speak to Rob Deeks from Breaking Boundaries' partner community...
Breaking Boundaries in Barking and Dagenham with Aidan Elmore!
We speak to Breaking Boundaries local Ambassador Aidan Elmore about the...
How Breaking Boundaries host Edgbaston Foundation has helped to #FeedBirmingham
Birmingham's Breaking Boundaries host, Edgbaston Foundation partnered with...