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 firstname.lastname@example.org‘WEAR RED DAY’ ON FRIDAY 25th NOVEMBER 2016We invite schools, youth groups and work places across Ireland to support Show Racism The Red Card Ireland by ditching their uniform or normal everyday school clothes and paying a donation to wear their best red clothes!Groups are encouraged to boost their fundraising efforts but holding extra events such as cake stalls, keep uppie competitions, Staff Vs. Students penalty shoot outs, and red friendship bracelet making. The money raised will be used to fund anti-racism initiatives in schools and youth groups across Ireland. To order a fundraising pack please email email@example.com
TRAINING FOR TEACHERS AND YOUTH WORKERS –Two-hour Anti-Racism CPD training sessions are planned for around the country throughout the academic year. Dates and locations are to be confirmed however we will endeavour to facilitate training in your area if you express an interest in training session.Training will cover the following: What is racism? How racism arises How racism impacts. Actions you can take to tackle racism, and activities you can deliver in the classroom/ learning environment to impart the anti-racism/ inclusion message. There will also be a space provided for self-reflection and with tools for dealing with controversial issues in a school or youth work setting.
RESOURCES – SRTRC has a DVD-EDUCATION PACK which aims to provide a clear understanding and definition of racism, encourages young people to think about the causes and consequences of racism whilst equipping them with a range of skill that will enable them to challenge racism. The pack also encourages young people to respect differences, play a role as an active citizen in a diverse Ireland and provide teachers with a high quality education resource.From our website you can also download worksheets and factsheets and you can contact us by telephone to order our DVD-education pack, wrist bandsand red A4 SRTRC Cards.
CREATIVE COMPETITION 2017 & ‘ONE RACE’ EXHIBITION – SRTRC’s annual Creative Competition is a wonderful opportunity for young people to express their own anti-racism message which can be submitted through written, visual or audio-visual formats. The next Creative Competition will open in early 2017 and will conclude with a showcase event and presentation at the Aviva Stadium next May. A selection of the work produced by through the Creative Competition then goes on to travel the country as part of the ‘One Race – Human Race Exhibition’. To register for the Creative Competition 2017 or find where you can see the ‘One Race’ exhibition email www.theredcard.ie/competition
‘I will definitely get involved in this project again next year with my students; it has definitely made a difference to students, particularly for pupils who were not born in Ireland. They have spoken about their previous negative experiences of racism’. Teacher from Pobalscoil Inbhir Sceine, Kenmare, Co Kerry
CLUB WELCOME FOR REFUGEES – SRTRC wants everyone to have the opportunity to become involved in sport, to have interests and to become involved in the community. It is not easy for children from asylum and refugee backgrounds to become involved in sport for many reasons. We want to make things easier and to build bridges between communities. Club Welcome is a new initiative, which is open to clubs from all sports and open to refugees and asylum seekers to become involved in sporting clubs as participants and volunteers. We are supporting clubs with funds and support to help.To book a workshop, ambassadors session or teacher training, order a fundraising pack or resources or find out about the Creative Competition 2017 please contact Sara Hakim (Education Development Officer) on text or call on 086 044 7922 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org