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Bristol Rovers Women Star Layah Douglas Becomes Show Racism the Red Card Ambassador

Show Racism the Red Card is delighted to announce that Layah Douglas, star footballer of the Bristol Rovers Women team, has been appointed as their latest ambassador.

 

Douglas, attended the Show Racism the Red Card educational event at Bristol Rovers FC last year and spoke about the significance of creating an inclusive community.

As an ambassador for Show Racism the Red Card, Layah Douglas will work tirelessly to promote the message of equality and inclusivity in society. Her contribution to the community through her participation in various events has been commendable, and she has proven to be a true inspiration to many young people across the region.

 

Layah Douglas is a role model for young people who aspire to become professional athletes. Her commitment to the sport and her passion for promoting social justice aligns perfectly with Show Racism the Red Card’s mission of eradicating racism and discrimination from all aspects of society.

 

Douglas said It’s an incredibly proud moment for me to invited to become an ambassador for Show Racism the Red Card, and I’m really looking forward to supporting the work that they do to help educate and inspire so many young people across the UK. I thoroughly enjoyed my time chatting to pupils at a recent Community Trust and SRtRC workshop and I hope to offer more young people some insight into my own personal experiences, how I managed them and how we can all work together to tackle racism in society. I’m really excited to join the SRtRC family, and I’d like to thank Seth, Ged and Shaka for the warm welcome.”

 

CEO Ged Grebby added

“Layah is an incredibly talented individual who has dedicated her life to advocating for social justice and equality. She has shown a deep commitment to promoting diversity and inclusion and has been a vocal opponent of racism in all its forms. We are proud to have her on board as an ambassador and believe that her voice and influence will help us to make a real difference in the fight against racism. Layah’s experience and passion for making the world a better place aligns perfectly with the values of our organisation, and we are excited to work alongside her in our efforts to combat racism and discrimination. We believe that Layah will bring a fresh perspective to our work, and we are confident that her involvement will help us to reach even more people and make an even greater impact. Once again, I want to extend a warm welcome to Layah and express our gratitude for her commitment to our cause. We look forward to working with her and making real progress in the fight against racism.”

 

 

The Honorary President of Show Racism the Red Card, Shaka Hislop said

We at SRtRC are honoured to welcome Layah Douglas as an ambassador. Layah has demonstrated her commitment to community in everything she does. As a player, leader and difference maker she is an example to us all. On a personal note, I am delighted Layah joins our fold. She represents the power this game holds, and the change we continue to work toward.”

We are proud to have Layah Douglas and looking forward to working with her to continue the campaign against racism.

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