Due to the ongoing global pandemic and the goverments decisions to go back into a National Lockdown, we have decided to postpone this campaign until the New Year, with possibilities of a end of January/Febuaray start.
Chris Dow (Vice President) working with Show Racism the Red Card has been able to get resources delievered to LTSU ready for the end of month role out of the campaign. We have recieved 'Red Cards', pens, stickers and much more :)
Discussions with Harry Robinson (Activities Co-ordinator) on how to best role this campaign out. Idea is to role out at the start of Sports and Societies in late October.
Show Racism the Red Card (SRtRC) is the UK’s largest anti-racism educational charity. It was established in January 1996, thanks in part to a donation by then Newcastle United goalkeeper Shaka Hislop.
In 1990s Newcastle, Shaka was at a petrol station near St James Park when he was confronted with a group of young people shouting racist abuse at him. After one of the group realised that they had been shouting at Shaka Hislop, the Newcastle United football player, they came over to ask for an autograph. (Hear Shaka’s story).
To this day SRtRC continues to utilise the high-profile status of football and football players to help tackle racism in society and has also expanded into other sports.
We at, Leeds Trinity Students' Union, want to utilise all our sports clubs and players to help tackle racism. We support the Black Lives Matter movement and Stand against all forms of bigotry.
1: Click HERE to recieve a Red Card in the post.
2. Have you been helped by the outcome of this campaign. Share your story with us.
Office Opening Times: Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm
Registered Office: Leeds Trinity Students' Union, Brownberrie Lane, Horsforth, Leeds, LS18 5HD
Registered Charity Number: 1184182
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