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
Engaging South Asian Communities in Cricket - Launch of ECB Consultation
The ECB have recently launched a consultation to help better engage the South Asian community. They want to hear your views on how to shape its work in this area and enable greater engagement.
BAME representation in Football
An event to boost the careers of football coaches from under-represented communities in West Yorkshire will take place in Huddersfield on Monday 24 July.
The holy month of Ramadan will start at the end of May this year, marking a period of fasting and religious focus for millions of Muslims across the globe.
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.