Show racism the red card: Networking and exchange of experience

Summary of Seminar
Feb. 1st and 2nd , 2005

SRTRC Seminar Copenhagen 2005

SRTRC Seminar Copenhagen 2005

Background

Show racism the red card originated in England 10 years ago. In 2000 Norwegian People’s Aid and the Norwegian Players Union in Norway launched a similar campaign with great success. Youth groups of NPA co-ordinated activities at the Premier League arenas, handing out red cards with anti-racist messages to spectators and organised so that the football players showed racism the red card before the match. The campaign has also moved out to schools and tournaments for kids/youth where players and project staff address the issue of racism.

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