sportscotland, “Racism in sport project”

Please see information below from Nic Wilson regarding an ongoing racism in sport project.  Please feel free to participate if you are from a Black, Asian or Minority Ethnic community.

“Dear cricket-in-Scotland network,

“We are asking for your help by sharing this email with your network of members, coaches and match officials. AKD Solutions are carrying out this work for sportscotland and there are more details in this news article.

“Background to project:

sportscotland have recently commissioned a piece of work along with UK Sport and the other home country sports councils on race and racism in sport.  We are looking for your help to promote this.

“The research asks people from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities to share their knowledge and understanding of accessing, being involved in, or being excluded from sport.  The research will run from now until 15th February 2021.

“There are a few ways people can take part:

  • Upload their story to the website
  • Register to take part in online forums (discussion groups).

“Website for sharing stories and signing up for online forums – Forums link on website

“Direct link to register for Scotland forum (link) on Friday 29th January 7.30pm to 9pm

“We want to get as much engagement across Scotland as possible so could you please share across your organisation, networks and groups you work with.

“Your support with this is much appreciated.”