ARSIS – Association For The Social Support Of Youth
17 October, Thessaloniki
Arsis – Association For The Social Support Of Youth run two educational football games for young refugee children raising awareness of how to stop Covid-19 spreading in sports, and another which combines football with a Q+A that addresses issues which children will face in the labour market. Following this, a human rights workshop addressing these same issues will be coordinated by an Arsis work counsellor, alongside a trainer and volunteers.
Greek Forum of Migrants
22 September – 16 October, Athens
Greek Forum of Migrants will create a film celebrating diversity in football which is filmed in various places across Athens featuring players from migrant and refugee communities. Film will focus on the question, “why do you love football?”
12 October, Athens
Organization Earth to hold an empowerment workshop and sport event for women and girls participating in their activities, along with those from their children’s projects and women’s football team. The Hellenic Football Federation will be invited to support the event that focuses on women and refugee involvement in the sport.
12-22 October, Serres
Praxis to launch an open outdoor photo exhibition about the Black Lives Matter movement, a “Football Connecting People” workshop that looks at how football can support social inclusion, and another called “Football and Diversity in the Digital era” that explores explaining how their work has changed due to the global pandemic. A “Football for Inclusion” webinar and a “FootballPeople” on Air radio show also to be broadcast. In collaboration with local football team Panserraikos and the Department of Athletic Robotic, robots will be created to simulate actions of diversity and inclusion.
1st September – 31st October, Athens
SCI Hellas conduct detailed research into the inclusion of refugees and migrants in Greek football, with the findings presented in a two-day conference in Athens between 24th and 25th October.
Questions will be asked to amateur and professional players from refugee backgrounds, along with their teammates and supporters to determine if they are welcomed within Greek society.
The findings will be published on a website that will be maintained by a group of volunteers and refugees. The aim of the activity is to bring people of different backgrounds together, improving the interculturality of society.
14 September – 30 October
Umoja-Enosi produce workshops involving educational materials to teach players from their team, students and those from other clubs, about the importance of fair play. Themes of anti-racism, black lives matter and equality to be discussed, targeting young people aged between 12 and 20.