Young people come to Adams Park for a day of anti-racism activities
"Really impressed with the questions asked by Hamilton and Milbrook Primary Schools today." Anthony Stewart
Young people from Millbrook Combined and
The event was opened by Mrs Val Letheran - Cabinet Member for Safeguarding at Buckinghamshire County Council and during the morning the young people experienced a tour of the ground anti-racism workshops. During the afternoon watched Show Racism the Red Card’s latest DVD featuring top footballers and pose questions on racism to Luther Blissett, Paul Mortimer, current Wycombe Wanderers footballers Anthony Stewart (centre half) Max Kretchzschmar (youth team captain) and local councillor Richard Stay.
Over the last two years Buckinghamshire County Council has supported Show Racism the Red Card to deliver a programme of anti-racism workshops alongside fun football fitness sessions delivered by ex-professional footballers in schools throughout the county.
Yvette Thomas Policy and Equalities Manager at Buckinghamshire County Council stated “Children's Services at Buckinghamshire Council is delighted as always to welcome the SRtRC team into the County to deliver workshops and training to our teachers and pupils. The work we do together on anti discrimination practice with schools is so important to ensure that we continue to develop understanding and appreciation within children and young people in order to build a more harmonious community.”
All of the young people left with a goody bag of Show Racism the Red Card’s resources including this season’s Wycombe Wanderers FC poster