The plan highlights the progress made in achieving four core goals: widening football's talent pool, clarifying anti-discrimination regulations and sanctions, instilling confidence in reporting discrimination and increasing knowledge and awareness.
The Action Plan outlines some of the positive steps in 2015-16 with examples of how discrimination has been dealt with effectively in professional and grassroots matches, how mentoring has played a part in under-represented groups securing employment in the game and how they have been dealing with reporting of discrimination. Flagship initiatives such as On Board, the governance training forum for Black, Asian & Minority Ethnic (BAME) former players, the COACH bursary scheme and the body of work around reporting discrimination, are just some of the highlights.
To view the full FA document, please click here.
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.
Making Equals Slough
Slough Making Equals will take place on the 30th August at Slough and Eton School. The event which is supported by our Trustee Christine Ohuruogu will bring 100 young people together to help build bridges between local communities, develop skills and build a new generation of young leaders.
FA 'Bringing Opportunities to Communities' Consultation Forums 2018
Come along and have your say through the FA consultation forums which are taking place in October/November 2018