Wear Red Day- Wear Red Against Racism

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Wear Red Day
We invite you to be involved in the first #SRTRCWearRedDay.  On Friday 25th November, we are inviting people in school, work, college or wherever they are to wear red for the day.  On the day, we hope to raise funds which will help increase our impact across Ireland.
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Invite Show Racism the Red Card in your school

EDUCATION WORKSHOPS AND AMBASSADORS PROGRAMME –Show Racism the Red Card deliver interactive anti-racism workshops to schools, Youthreach programmes and youth groups in venues up and down the country.  We work predominantly with ages 10-15 years but can tailor our workshop to meet the needs of other groups too.Our workshops involve learning around: – What is racism? – Where does racism come from? – How does racism happen? – Racism and its consequences and – Responding to racism.  Workshops encourage participants to think critically and challenge what they see and hear from other sources.Our ‘Ambassador Sessions’ involve a combination of both the education workshop and fun coaching activities led by one of our sporting ambassadors and concludes with a quiz and visit from our mascot ‘Jeff the Ref’.Griffith Barracks ETNS – ‘It was pitched really well for their age group and the children loved the team building and coaching games.  We will certainly recommend to other schools’ Contact us to book a workshop/ ambassador sessionsara@theredcard.ie Continue reading

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Get your club involved – Football Against Racism in Europe

IMG_8987It is FARE fortnight from 6th – 20th October.  FARE is Football Against Racism in Europe. From the grassroots and schools levels to national league, international and Champions League, across UEFA affiliates, action will be taken against racism. Continue reading

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Fundraising and altruism is the motive

A new online platform has been launched to facilitate fundraising.  It is called Altruism Ireland.  Only registered charities can be the beneficiaries, which is different from other fundraising websites.  Also, altruism do not take a commission on donations, unlike other websites, and Altruism Ireland is a charity itself. Continue reading

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Join the SRTRC Club Welcome

We are inviting you to get involved in the Club Welcome programme.Club Welcome poster finishedClub Welcome is a new initiative of Show Racism the Red Card.  It is set up to increase participation in sport for those from refugee backgrounds in Ireland.It is not easy for children from asylum seeking/ refugee backgrounds to become involved in sport for many reasons.We are calling for expressions of interest in our Club Welcome programme.  The Club Welcome is a structured programme to support clubs to open up to a new group and be recognised for that too.Expressions of interest can come from individuals or clubs or any sport. 

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Showing Good Governance & Transparency

3 years ago, we decided that showing good governance was important and we declared that we were on the journey to Governance Code compliance.  It is a big achievement as there has been a lot of work involved.martina signing codePictured: SRTRC Chair Martina Quinn signing the Governance Code Continue reading

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Tackling Racism in Europe

Show Racism the Red Card Ireland met with international partners as part of an Erasmus + Strategic Partnership programme in Newcastle upon Tyne, England.  It was the second of five international meetings over the course of two years from 2015-2017.  The programme involves us working with partners to deliver anti racism education to teachers and to share and learn from the practice of others.
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Post Brexit Racism

daily expressYESTERDAY, I JOINED the team of Show Racism the Red Card UK in a visit to a secondary school in County Durham. In their anti-racism workshops, they ask a question. What percentage of the population in the UK are immigrants? Continue reading

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Club Welcome Refugees programme

We are delighted to announce a new Refugee Solidarity Project of Show Racism the Red Card.Invite to Stakeholder Consultation for Refugee Club Welcome ProgrammeAbout the programme: Continue reading

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Show Racism the Red Card Ambassador visits

We had a  great day today with Show Racism the Red Card ambassador Conan Byrne of St Patrick’s Athletic and our education worker Sara Hakim at Griffith Barracks Educate Together. It follows a few weeks of workshops in schools, prison and youth services.The ambassador session involves Anti Racism workshops and coaching sessions with two classes followed by viewing the Show Racism the Red Card DVD and a quiz.  Our ambassadors are Conan Byrne (St Patricks Athletic FC) and Oisin Fagan (former Irish and US state boxing champion.If you want us to come to your school/ service over the next month, send us an email to info@theredcard.ie cb1 cb3cb6   

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