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Wear Red Day

Date: 16 October 2020

The anti-racism football charity ‘Show Racism the Red Card’ is asking for your help.

To show your unity against racism and to raise vital funds for the UK’s largest anti-racism educational charity wear something red on Friday 16 October and donate £1 – it’s as simple as that.

In previous years you’ve done a brilliant job raising hundreds of pounds for SRtRC enabling them to continue with their vital work to educate against racism and highlight the harm it causes. This year we can’t ask you to campaign in workplaces in the usual way but you can still take a stand against racism by taking part in Wear Red Day. 

Every person and every penny counts. Join in. Just wear RED wherever you are, snap and send us a selfie and text RED to 70470 to give £1, RED5 to give £5, Red10 to give £10 to Show Racism the Red Card.

Share your selfie on social media with #Usdaw and #SRtRC.

Racism wrecks lives. 2020 has seen a huge shift in the anti-racism cause.  Now is the time to use this momentum to push for lasting change.

To find out more contact the Equalities Section at Usdaw’s Central Office by calling 0161 224 2804 or emailing [email protected] or visit www.theredcard.org

Who are Show Racism the Red Card?

SRtRC is an anti-racism education charity set up in 1996. 

The charity uses the high-profile status of football and football players to help tackle racism in society using education. Working in schools throughout England, Scotland and Wales they deliver ant-racism workshops to more than 50,000 young people every year. 

Usdaw is proud to work closely with them and they have supported a number of anti-racism campaigns in Usdaw workplaces and spoken at conferences, events and rep schools.  

Their work is crucial to challenging racist attitudes in society and breaking down barriers within communities.

Stand up to Racism – International Conference

Book your place now hear from speakers from the UK, the US and from across the world.

Stand Up To Racism is holding its International Conference online via Zoom and Facebook Live events over the weekend of Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 October, with the themeCovid19 & Black Lives Matter – Confronting the Rise of Racism & the Far Right’.

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