Working In Partnership to develop Future Sport Leaders
Sporting Equals will be working with Youth Sport Trust to launch its Future Sports Leader project at the SELeaderboard event on the 22nd November 2016. The project will help support young people from Black Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) backgrounds to take on decision making roles and build skills as future sport leaders.
The project will seek to engage young people aged 15-18 from BAME communities to shape sport and physical activity in their schools and communities. The catalyst for development will be a Future Sport Leaders conference which will take place on 10thFebruary in Manchester, this will provide the platform for building skills and confidence through interactive workshops, inspiring key notes and action based planning to help support a new generation of talent.
Further information about the event can be found by visiting the website for additional information and the link to apply- https://www.youthsporttrust.org/future-sport-leaders
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)