Sports and Community Integration: Nick Pearson

The keynote address by Chief Executive of Parkrun Global, Nick Pearson, to our 'Resilient Communities' conference, in February 2020.

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Our ‘Resilient Communities’ conference, in February 2020, explored how to foster social cohesion to help make communities more resilient to disruptive events and developments. This is the keynote address from Nick Pearson, Chief Executive of Parkrun Global, on sports and community integration. He explores his own experiences of how community initiatives can bring people together and strengthen bonds between them.

This conference was hosted in partnership with The Young Foundation. They are an independent centre that aims to help communities thrive, through research, community-led and social innovation, ventures and investment.

The discussions at the conference fed into the Resilient Communities Cumberland Lodge report, which you can read for free here.