The FA has released its plan to increase Asian inclusion and participation in grassroots football, titled 'Bringing Opportunities to Communities'. Copies can be downloaded from www.TheFA.com
This three year plan which is part of The FA's wider Inclusion & Anti-Discrimination strategy and is a culmination of the eight consultation forums delivered with Asian communities last year, reflecting the findings made during these sessions and how The FA and stakeholders within the game can work more inclusively to ultimately create better representation for Asian communities within grassroots football.
The FA would like to express its appreciation for the feedback and support from both Asian communities and other stakeholders who made this work possible.
If you have any questions on the plan or how you can get involved please let us know.
Tribute to Dame Di Ellis -Trustee Sporting Equals
It is with great sadness that Sporting Equals reports that its Trustee Dame Di Ellis passed away peacefully on Thursday (18 May) following a short illness. During her life, Di was an inspiration and champion to so many, her grace and fortitude will never be matched; she will be dearly missed by all.
Launch of Government new Cycling and Walking Strategy
The government has recently published its new Cycling and Walking Strategy, which sets out how it will invest £1.2 billion to make cycling and walking 'the natural choice for shorter journeys. By publishing this strategy the government has demonstrated its commitment to getting more people cycling and walking to help create an active nation.
Code for Sports Governance
A new Code for Sports Governance sets out the levels of transparency, accountability and financial integrity that will be required from those who ask for Government and National Lottery funding from April 2017.
MIND - CAMPAIGN BURST
As part of the MIND Campaign burst Sporting Equals is working with grassroots community projects to deliver a number of events in key locations to help raise the importance of keeping active to maintain an active and healthy mind.
BEDSA 2017 Award Winners
The third annual British Ethnic Diversity Sports Awards (BEDSA) took place on Saturday 18th March. The ceremony was hosted by Sir Lenny Henry and attended by over 800 guests. Click below for a full list of all the winners.
BEDSA 2017 Highlights
Sir Mo Farah and Kadeena Cox scoop top awards at the third Lycamobile British Ethnic Diversity Sports Awards (BEDSAs)