The Anti-Racism in Sport Campaign working group is proud to host a two-day virtual conference on January 22nd and February 5th, 2022. This conference will examine 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.
The Anti-Racism in Sport Campaign seeks to increase, promote, and engage in discussions on anti-racism in sport about the presence of all levels of racism in sport in Winnipeg and its impact on people’s lives, and raise awareness, address, and eliminate racism and discrimination experienced by First Nations, Metis Nation, Inuit, Black, Racialized, and Religious Minority communities in sport in Winnipeg.
The FREE sessions will have presentations that address barriers to participation that include:
First Nations, Métis Nation, Black, Racialized and Religious Minority Groups
Newcomers, Immigrants and Refugees
Women and Girls
Athletes with a disability
Saturday January 22nd, 2022 Presenters: 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Winnipeg Newcomer Sport Academy
Rainbow Resource Centre and Out There Winnipeg
Disability Sport Stakeholders, including: Manitoba Possible, Accessible Sport Connection, Manitoba Deaf Sports Association, and Manitoba Wheelchair Sport Association
Saturday February 5th, 2022 Presenters: 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Isabelle Aube - Manitoba Aboriginal Sports and Recreation Council