Posted: Mon, 11 Jan 2021 08:56
Around 600 Black, Asian and minority ethnic people will be given the opportunity to tell their story of racial inequality in sport as the five UK sports councils begin their lived experiences audit.
Sport England, along with UK Sport, sportscotland, Sport Wales and Sport Northern Ireland appointed AKD Solutions to create a lived experiences opportunity and launched the #TellYourStory campaign, asking people to share their knowledge and understanding of accessing, being involved in, or being excluded from sport.
The Sport Industry Research Centre at Sheffield Hallam University has also been appointed to bring together existing data on race and ethnicity in sport, to identify gaps within these records and gain greater insight into participation and progression barriers.
Both pieces of work will make clear recommendations for change that the sports councils can then take forward.
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