Young people in Leeds enjoyed an afternoon of World Cup themed activities at Elland Road
150 young people from
"It was great to see the children and colleagues from Cottingley, Hugh Gaitskell, St Anthony's and Imgram Road Primary Schools engaging with the programme so positively. I hope we can continue to run these programmes and continue to create a fairer, more equal world where bullying, racism, intolerance and prejudice have no place. These wondersful events connect that important agenda with sport and help us to engage young people as we develop positive attitudes and challenge negative stereotypes."
We unveiled our England World Cup Team Poster at the event; Ann Briggs from Leeds City Council encouraged the young people to “Back the Bid!”. The poster celebrates the World Cup being held in
Following the poster launch, the young people took part in an educational workshop with a World Cup theme. They viewed the Show Racism the Red Card’s DVD, featuring top footballers, before having the opportunity to ask their questions to panellists, which included Gary Bennett, Olivier Bernard and
All of the young people left with a goody bag of Show Racism the Red Card’s resources including the England World Cup team poster, signed by the guest panellists.
SRtRC will be printing a million copies of the