UCFB is delighted to announce that, alongside Kick It Out, it will host a special live webinar on Thursday 18th June focused on the #BlackLivesMatter movement.

As two institutions who are strong advocates for equality and diversity in both education and sport, the webinar will bring together senior leaders from football and young voices from the community to discuss recent worldwide events and what the future holds for the BLM movement, equality and diversity.

Hosted by Kick It Out’s Head of Development, Troy Townsend, guest speakers include:

  • Ali Curtis, General Manager of Toronto FC
  • Roisin Wood, CEO of Kick It Out
  • Kojo Annan, Founder of Africa10
  • Elaine Banton, Sports Lawyer at 7BR

Plus prominent young voices in football including:

  • Mayowa Quadri, Sports Presenter & Host
  • Darnelle Morgan-Johnson, Sports Marketer & Kick It Out Game Changer
  • Georgia Stevens, Football Presenter & Kick It Out Game Changer

Covering the Black Lives Matter movement from different perspectives, speakers will discuss issues including:

  • What the movement means to them personally
  • How organisations in sport and society can work with the movement
  • Action and change that can be achieved going forward
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Viewers are encouraged to get involved in the conversation throughout the webinar by using YouTube’s chat function. Questions will be addressed to the guests where possible.

The webinar will start at 1pm (UK Time), and can be found by clicking here.