Colectivo de Prevención e Inserción Social - Andalucía, is a non-profit organisation established in 1987. CEPA develops projects with football fans and against discrimination in football, as well as defends supporters and their culture. CEPA is part of FARE and FSE, where it develops some projects. CEPA is based in Cádiz (Andalucía,Spain), and it is in this city where it develops the most of the activities, but it also coordinates campaigns and activities in Spain, like FARE Action Week.
All the work of CEPA is made from the perspective of education and prevention.
A completely free online information service that provides personally surveyed detailed access guides to over 80,000 venues including Local and National Sports Stadiums across the UK and Ireland. DisabledGo gives people the information they need so they can make an informed decision about whether a venue is accessible to their own specific requirements.
You can also search for jobs, join our forum and read up to date disability news.
FARE - fights all forms of discrimination in football: in the stadium, on the pitch, in the changing room, at the training ground, in the office and classroom; by fans, players, managers, coaches, administrators or educators.
The FARE network fights racism and xenophobia in football across Europe, through co-ordinated action and common efforts, at local and national level, to bring together all those interested in combating discrimination in football.
FASFE is the Spanish Federation of Supporters Trusts. Founded in 2008.
FASFE exists to:
• Promote and support the concept of democratic supporters’ ownership and their representation through non-profit associations.
• Promote and defend the role of football clubs as cultural, social and civic institutions
• Work to preserve football's competitive values in Spain and promote the overall health of the game
The Federation of Stadium Communities (FSC) established in 1991, is a UK charity based in Burslem, Stoke on Trent.
We aim to significantly improve the lives and well being of those living around sports stadia by:
• forming a strong bridge between the local communities, sports clubs, local authorities and agencies
• sharing best practice to facilitate maximising the usage of the stadia to enhance the lives of those living nearby and of the ‘brand’ to engage with marginalised communities
• delivering evidence led best practice , based on consultation with users and stakeholders
Football Supporters Europe eV (FSE) is a not-for-profit member association for football fans, fan-related initiatives, fans’ groups and fans’ organisations in Europe. FSE and its members support networking and an exchange of experiences amongst grassroots football fans’ in Europe, represent football fans’ interests towards football governing bodies and are, amongst others, active in the field of campaigning on issues like anti-discrimination, accessibility and in the field of professional football supporters work via the provision of fans’ embassy services for football fans at international matches.
See their website for more information.
F_in “Women in football” was founded in 2004 and is a network of women from Germany, Austria and Switzerland who in many different ways live and/or work with football: female fans, social workers in fan projects and organisations, scholars, journalists, coaches etc. The main aims of F_in are to bring together women from different areas of the football world, to highlight the presence of women and girls in football and to raise awareness on and struggle against sexism in football.
F_in has close connections with BAFF Bündnis aktiver Fußballfans and is also involved in discussions on other fan related topics like repression and the commercialisation of football.
The Fundación Também is a non profit and nongovernmental institution with a focus on sports and cultural activities, based in Madrid (Spain).
Its objective is the social inclusion of Disabled people through the organisation of sports related activities and events.
INTRO is a Belgian organisation that makes music festivals, sport manifestations and other events accessible for people with a disability. An important part of our organization is trying to make Belgian football accessible.
Driven by former Minister of Equal Opportunities we organize every six months a conference with all principal actors: Royal Belgian Football Union(K.B.V.B.), Pro League, Open Stadium fund, the Flemish expertise centre for accessibility called Enter, the ministries of sports from Walloon and Flanders, the ministries of equal chances from Walloon and Flanders, Centre for Equal Opportunities and Opposition to Racism but also some supporter organisations like Fans on Wheels, Blue Army on Wheels and the Yellow-red Army on Wheels.
The first conference took place three years ago.
Consistent General deterioration of the Israeli football for the past two decades, reached to an all time low in 2007 as far as the fans were concerned – empty terraces, poor communication with the police, which often resulted in violence, and topping all - a strong sense of alienation between the fans and the clubs' management.
The fan organization Israfans was formed out of that constellation in order to promote the interests football supporters in particular and to benefit the Israeli football and sport in general.
Friends of Integracja Association is a national non-governmental organization, actively working for more than 5-million disabled people, their families and personal assistants. Founded in 1995 on the initiative of Piotr Pawlowski, founder and chief editor of the magazine "Integration.". Mission of Integracja is to improve the situation of disabled people, to enhance social awareness, promote equal opportunities and social inclusion.
Since 1995 Integracja , aims to create favorable conditions so that disabled people will be able to participate in social and professional life to the fullest extent possible.
The International Platform on Sport & Development (the ‘Platform’) is a website entirely dedicated to the thematic field of Sport & Development. It was initiated after the first International Conference on Sport and Development was held in Magglingen, Switzerland in 2003.
Kick It Out is football’s equality and inclusion campaign in the United Kingdom. Kick It Out works throughout the football, educational and community sectors to challenge discrimination, encourage inclusive practices and work for positive change. The campaign is supported and funded by the game's governing bodies, including founding body the Professional Footballers Association (PFA), the Premier League and The Football Association.
The concept of masis was first considered over eight years ago. However, since masis was successful in being awarded both registered charity and community interest company accreditations, the concept has become a reality.
Addressing methods to help boost self-esteem and well-being of disabled people (and individuals with long-term medical conditions) enabling them to play as active roles in society as possible is a ‘monumental’ and diverse task. Masis cannot address all issues, but as a result of links established with numerous charities as well as government associated departments and organisations, masis knows the people who can provide required support and expert information.
Changing Places toilets are different to standard disabled toilets with extra features and more space to meet these needs. Each Changing Places toilet provides: the right equipment (a height adjustable adult-sized changing bench, a tracking hoist system, or mobile hoist if this is not possible), Enough space (adequate space in the changing area for the disabled person and up to two companions, a centrally placed toilet with room either side for the carers, a screen or curtain to allow the disabled person and carer some privacy) and a safe and clean environment (wide tear off paper roll to cover the bench, a large waste bin for disposable pads, a non-slip floor).
The mission of 'NEVER AGAIN' Association is to promote multicultural understanding and to contribute to the development of a democratic civil society in Poland. 'NEVER AGAIN' is particularly concerned with the problem of education against racial and ethnic prejudices among the young. It had existed as an informal group since 1992 and it was officially registered in 1996.
NAPD is an Ukrainian Non-Governmental Socio-Political Association. It was established on 22 September 2001 aiming to protect rights of disabled people, raise the social status of disabled people, and to participate in development of state social policies. Association includes 82 national and regional disability NGO’s. NAPD network is represented in 24 regions of Ukraine and Autonomous Republic of Crimea and includes more than 1 900 000 disabled people.
NAPD closely cooperates with Presidential Secretariat, Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine (Ukrainian Parliament), Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine and respective state authorities. In course of last two years NAPD implemented 12 All-Ukrainian and 37 regional social projects aimed at: Development of national policy on social protection of disabled people, Social integration, Capacity Building of Civil Society Organization, promotion of accessible architecture design, enabling access to education and employment and legal aid for people with special needs.
SD provides advice to trusts on how to organise and acquire a collective shareholding in their clubs on a not-for-profit basis for re-investment. Their role is to secure greater level of accountability and deliver democratic representation within sports clubs and within sport's governing structures. They deliver advice and guidance on governance and financial accountability to their members and to ensure they play a valued and responsible role in the running of their clubs, improving communication and building a better relationship with the local community.
The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and its Optional Protocol are serviced by a joint Secretariat, consisting of staff of both the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA). The objectives of the Secretariat at DESA are:
(i) to support the full and effective participation of persons with disabilities in social life and development;
(ii) to advance the rights and protect the dignity of persons with disabilities and;
(iii) to promote equal access to employment, education, information, goods and services.
The Disabled Motorists Federation (DMF) was established over 40 years ago with the original intention to give advice to disabled people (irrespective of the nature of their disability) and their carers on issues relating to motoring and transport matters.
The federation will be the only U.K. based charity to receive extensive editorials within the diversity pages of the 'hard copy' versions and websites of the following publications; The 2011 UK Parliamentary Yearbook, the 2011 European Union Yearbook and the 2011 Diplomatic and Consular Yearbook.
The European Healthy Stadia Network supports sports stadia across Europe to promote lifestyle, social and environmental initiatives that contribute to improved levels of public health amongst fans, stadia workforces and local communities.
The Murray Foundation is a charitable organisation established by Sir David Murray, to provide information and support for all those affected by limb loss or absence.
Volunteers for Sport Foundation was established by several sport enthusiasts in 2009 who believed that volunteers support is crucial for modern sport. V4SPORT.EU created by the Foundation is an innovative portal that enables browsing for voluntary adverts from all over the world and looking for people willing to help during sport events or for every day activities.
The Foundation cooperates with still growing number of over 50 sport organizations and almost 2000 volunteers.
ÉFOÉSZ was established 25 years ago (Hungarian Association for Persons with Intellectual Disability) as an umbrella body for organizations concerned with the care and rehabilitation of people with intellectual disability in Hungary. At the present time our organization represents 50 member associations, 25 local branches and 22.000 individual members all over the country and we run 9 community based settings.