The Social Impact of Sport: Dialogue & Debate

Resource type: Webinar

A recording of our Dialogue & Debate webinar, streamed live on Wednesday 1 September at 11am. The Social Impact of Sport explores how to build on sport’s benefits to communities, whilst grappling with some its challenges. This includes racism, class divisions and social exclusion.

Emily Gow, Cumberland Lodge Programme Officer, hosts this discussion with guest panellists:

  • Mark Bullock – Coach for Paralympic/disability sport
  • Russ Jefferys – Head of Communications, parkrun
  • Hamid Vaghefian – Head of Community Engagement, London Marathon Events; Trustee, the Running Charity and Young Harrow Foundation; Non-Executive Director at the Sport and Recreation Alliance.

Unfortunately, our fourth guest, Cathy Long (Head of Policy, Partnerships and Public Affairs at Women in Sport), was unable to join us due to personal reasons.

Dialogue & Debate

This webinar is part of our series of Dialogue & Debate webinars, which explore pressing issues of social cohesion in the UK, involving guest speakers from a range of sectors and perspectives.

Audio-only recording

If you prefer to listen back to this webinar, you can do so via our SoundCloud channel here, or search for our Dialogue & Debate series on any major podcasting platforms.