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Access and Inclusion to Sport Virtual Conference
The Anti-Racism in Sport Campaign hosted a two-day virtual conference on January 22 and February 5, 2022.
The conference examined the perspectives, experiences and barriers that historically excluded groups experience in sport as well as some of the ways organizations can make sport more inclusive. Links to the recordings are now available, as well as some additional resources.
January 22, 2022 Presenters:
Winnipeg Newcomer Sport Academy
Presenters: Richard Sylvester, Samira Jahmoun, Tekle Ghirmay
Winnipeg Newcomer Sport Academy website: https://wnsa.ca
Rainbow Resource Centre and Out There Winnipeg
Presenters: Dene Guillas – Rainbow Resource Centre, Allen Gray and Jesse Jordan – Out There Sports
Disability Sport Stakeholders
Presenters: Samuel Unrau – Manitoba Possible, Kirby Cote – Accessible Sport Connection, Shawna Joynt – Manitoba Deaf Sports Association, and Peter Tonge – Manitoba Wheelchair Sport Association
Manitoba Possible website: https://www.manitobapossible.ca
Accessible Sport Connection website: https://ascmanitoba.ca
Manitoba Deaf Sports Association website: https://www.manitobadeafsports.com
Manitoba Wheelchair Sport Association website: http://mwsa.ca/
February 5, 2022 Presenters:
Access and Inclusion for Indigenous Peoples to Sport
Presenter – Isabelle Aube
Canadian Women & Sport
Presenter – Natasha Cyrille
Canadian Women & Sport website: https://womenandsport.ca
Gender Equity LENS (e-learning module)
Keeping Girls in Sport (e-learning module)
Sporting Experiences of BIPOC Women & Girls in Canada (infographic + webinar)
The Pandemic Impact on Girls in Sport Report
The Rally Report
WISE Fund Grant (annual)
Anti-Racism in Sport Campaign
Presenter – Gololcha Boru
Funding for this Conference was provided by Canadian Heritage for the Anti-Racism in Sport Campaign, and by a generous donation from Food & Beverage MB.
Anti-Racism in Sport Research Report Launch
On December 15, 2021, the Campaign released a comprehensive research report on detailing lived experiences of members of Winnipeg’s sport community.
To read the report, click on the following link: Exploring Experiences of Racism and Anti-Racism in Sport in Winnipeg – Final Report.
Here is a recording of the research report launch:
On September 25, 2021, the Anti-Racism in Sport Campaign was honoured to support the Manitoba Aboriginal Sports and Recreation Council with their 5km run to raise funds for their Indigenous women and girls running program. Visit the event page for more details and photos of the event: www.antiracisminsport.ca/masrc-run/.
Anti-Racism in Sport Campaign Launch
On April 21, 2021, Immigration Partnership Winnipeg, with over 25 community partners, launched Winnipeg’s Anti-Racism in Sport Campaign. Funded by the Canadian Heritage, the campaign seeks to disrupt all levels of racism, from micro-aggressions to and systemic racism, through a multifaceted approach that includes: a research project, junior high school presentations, training for sport stakeholders, a public awareness campaign, and an Anti-Racism in Sport Accord. The campaign partners with diverse Winnipeg-based partners and stakeholders to address racism and discrimination in sport in our city. The launch MC was local business owner and Winnipeg Blue Bomber legend, Ibrahim “Obby” Khan.