Our second Wear Red Day against Racism took place on 24th November.
Wear Red Day Announcement
On today Friday 24th November, all over Ireland, actions are taking place to make a stand against racism within schools, business and elsewhere to make a stand against racism. Participants are wearing red instead to show support.
We believe in fairplay and to achieve our goals we need teamwork, communication and trust among classmates, workmates and all in society. The spirit of fairplay is for a level playing field for all and that means there can be no tolerance for racism and any form of discrimination. Make a donation and help educate against racism and promote a society of inclusion for all.
Leaflets, stickers, red cards, posters and press release templates were among the resources received by each group involved. On the day, participating groups sent us pictures and reports. They also spread the word on social media using the #WRD17 hashtag.
Tarbert Comprehensive School took part in Wear Red Day against Racism and collected €359 #WRD17 Ms Lavery Carrig says: ‘We had a bake sale, a poster show, a soccer competition and made a short film’. Amazing what happens when people work together!
Here are just some of the pictures from those who took a stand and are helping us tackle racism:
Unite Union Ireland
Conna National School
Griffeen Community College
Immigrant Council of Ireland
Minister for Children Katherine Zappone TD and Minister for Integration David Stanton TD
Minister for Finance Pascal Donohoe TD
Scoil Ghormain Naofa
St Dominics National School
St Finians National School
Synge Street CBS