Local branch show thier support for Show Racism the Red Card and continue to promote equality in North Tyneside.
"Whilst speaking to our members, you have reminded us how very important anti-racism work is and how we can all be involved and pro-active, and also encourage our families, children and colleagues to do the same."
Debbie Lydon-Seagroatt, Branch Secretary, UNISON North Tyneside
A team from Show Racism the Red Card, including Chief Executive Ged Grebby and anti-racism education worker and ex Newcastle United star Olivier Bernard attended Monday evenings’ (18th March) UNISON North Tyneside AGM.
The meeting of the North Tyneside Branch at their headquarters in the Quadrant, Cobalt Business Park provided an opportunity for Show Racism the Red Card to once again demonstrate the benefits of the work we do football clubs and young people to reduce the cycle of inter-generational racism both within the game and in wider society.
An address by Chief Executive Ged Grebby was supplemented by testimonials from former France International and ex Newcastle United and Rangers full-back Olivier Bernard who now works tirelessly on behalf of the campaign to encourage people to challenge their own racial prejudices and eradicate racism.
Speaking on behalf of the UNISON North Tyneside, branch secretary Debbie Lydon-Seagroatt said “Many thanks to Ged and Olivier for attending our AGM last night, this was a very successful night for the branch, and I’m pleased that Show Racism the Red Card could be part of it."
"Thanks for all the hard work that you do, and taking the time to share this with us.”
Show Racism the Red Card are extremely grateful to UNISON North Tyneside for their generous donation and recognise the importance of maintaining strong relationships with local Unions and a means of adding further weight to the anti-racism message.