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Tackling racism and racial inequality

Yorkshire Sport Foundation is proud to be part of the Yorkshire and Humber Anti-Racism in Sport Group.

We want to stand with community sports organisations in a commitment to being anti-racist.

1. Read the commitment here 

2. Sign the Pledge

Sign the pledge

3. Make a plan to tackle Racism

Here is a policy template you can use to get started

About the commitment: We want to challenge the racial inequalities that prevent or discourage people from leading active lives and enjoying the benefits of sport and physical activity as participants, volunteers, coaches, working with or cheering from the touchline.

As organisations, and the individuals within them, we recognise we must do much more to address racism and racial inequalities within community sport andphysical activity.

Each organisation, in agreeing to this commitment and will agree to have its own plan. Working alongside its local community and collectively we will

  • Be open and responsible
  • Be strong allies
  • Create the change locally
  • Enable communities
  • Develop the workforce
  • Deliver inclusively

Meet the people and organisations who have signed the pledge.

Commitment Launch events

  • An online event was hosted on Wednesday 7 June at 6pm by the Yorkshire and Humber Anti-Racism in Sport Group to launch the commitment,. Here is a video of the launch.
  • On Tuesday 21 November 2023 a Tackling Racism in Sport, webinar was hosted by Sport Leeds. Full info here. Watch a recording of the session or circulate to partners, this can be done here

Yorkshire and Humber Anti-Racism in Sport Group

  • Active Humber
  • Bradford Council
  • North Yorkshire Sport
  • Rotherham United Community Trust
  • Sheffield City Council
  • Street Games
  • Yorkshire County Cricket Club
  • Yorkshire Sport Foundation

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