Subjects: Social issues, General
Active London 2021: 2 weeks to go
With just two weeks to go until Active London, Events Manager Rachel Rowe provides a taster on what the sector can look forward to as they join us for London Sport’s two-day, free-to-attend digital conference on 21 and 22 September.
An asset-based approach is vital in our under-resourced communities
James Gregory, Area Director – London & South East of StreetGames, a member of the London Urban Sport Group, explains why an asset-based approach is so important when working in disadvantaged and under-resourced communities and how urban sport is a key component of it.
Inequality is a key factor in our experiences of physical activity – it’s time we got to grips with that
Ambition is one thing the physical activity and sport sector has never lacked. Now is the time to turn those ambitions to face down wider inequalities and ensure we’re working to support all people to grasp the miracle cure, the golden thread and the silver bullet of physical activity and sport.
Creating audience-centric, place-based projects to tackle inequalities of access to physical activity.
Strategic Relationship Manager Lorna Leach explains how insight and evidence has been informing the planning work conducted by London Sport as we look to invest £200,000 into London to tackle the inequalities exacerbated by the covid-19 crisis.
New project to address impact of covid-19 on physical activity levels for BAME and lower socio-economic groups
Efforts to address the impact of covid-19 on physical activity levels for Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) and lower socio-economic groups (LSEG) have been boosted with the announcement of a new project to be delivered by London Sport under commission from Sport England.
Spotlight on… The Health and Wellbeing Award
The London Sport Awards 2020 supported by the City of London Corporation will bring hundreds of people from across London together on Friday 6 March to celebrate the best of grassroots physical activity and sport in the capital.
Spotlight On... The Sport Unites Award
With less than a month to go until the London Sport Awards 2020, we’ll be focusing in on each of this year’s Award Categories to give you the inside track on each Award, starting with The Sport Unites Award.
Role for physical activity to play in tackling violence against women and girls
London Sport’s monthly Community of Practice event saw speakers share current approaches and new thinking to how the sector in the capital can use physical activity as a vehicle to improve lives in London.
Connect Series Round-Up: Working alongside young people to reduce Serious Youth Violence
London will achieve nothing in its attempts to reduce serious youth violence unless it works more closely alongside young people warned Director of the Violence Reduction Unit Lib Peck last night. The event was the first in a new series by London Sport looking at how to tackle some of the biggest issues facing the capital and the role which the physical activity and sport sector can play.
Connect Series launches with sold-out event on Serious Youth Violence
A brand-new London Sport event series looking at the most pressing issues facing the key decision-makers in the capital will launch tomorrow to a sold-out audience. The first Connect Series event on Tuesday 9 July will focus on serious youth violence.