The latest Sport England data for ethnicity during period October 2015-September 2016 indicates an increase for black and minority ethnic groups.
2.92 million people from black and minority ethnic groups (37.5%) aged 16 years or over played sport once a week, 4,400 fewer than the September 2015 result but 82,800 more than the March 2016 result for this group. There has been an increase of 773,800 people from black and minority ethnic groups playing sport compared with APS1. During this period, 3.10 million people from black and minority ethnic groups aged 14 years or over (38.4%) played sport once a week.
Attached is a brief overview of ethnicity and sport participation during this period.
The second session of the Leaderboard Academy will take place on the 17 & 18 January 2019 in partnership with Sporting Equals and the University of Liecester.
Community Coordinator/Activator BIRMINGHAM (PART TIME) One Day a week
BRITISH ASIANS IN SPORT & PHYSICAL ACTIVITY SUMMIT (BASPA) 2018
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.