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For those working in policy-making roles, StreetGames has compiled a resources section which focuses on community sport within disadvantaged communities.

StreetGames and Us Girls submit evidence for DCMS inquiry on Women and Sport

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Location

StreetGames has submitted evidence to the parliamentary inquiry into Women and Sport. The Culture, Media and Sport Committee has decided to investigate what barriers remain to women’s participation in sport and how to overcome these. StreetGames’ submission will play a part in advising the select committee.

StreetGames UK Limited Equality Policy

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StreetGames is keen to meet the communication needs of all and is happy to provide this policy in the format of your choosing, where practicable. Please note that the most relevant and cost-effective, means of communicating the policy’s key messages may be sought.

Please contact jane [dot] ashworth [at] streetgames [dot] org (Jane Ashworth), StreetGames CEO, for further assistance

Young and physically active: a blueprint for making physical activity appealing to youth

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World Health Organization blueprint

StreetGames features as a case study in this publication by the World Health Organization. We are used to illustrate the importance of 'right cost' amongst a range of factors that the blueprint advises are essential when looking to get more young people active and playing sport.

Sporting capital and doorstep sport: working to build the legacy of sports participation in England

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StreetGames research

StreetGames commissioned a research study to explore the concept of ‘sporting capital’ and the role it can play in terms of influencing the likelihood of sustained participation in sport. 

Sporting capital is defined as: 

The stock of physical, social and psychological attributes and competencies that support and motivate an individual to participate in sport and to sustain that participation over time.  

StreetGames quarterly monitoring reports

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The following papers provide a quarterly overview of the monitoring data provided by StreetGames projects:

StreetGames October 2011 - December 2011 Monitoring Report »

Presentation to the Public Service 'Improving Public Health' conference

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paul [dot] jarvis [at] streetgames [dot] org (Paul Jarvis), StreetGames' Strategic Lead for Sport and Health, gave a presentation on how StreetGames is improving health and wellbeing in disadvantaged communities to the Public Service Improving Public Health conference.

View the presentation on YouTube here »

StreetGames year end monitoring reports

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The following papers provide a yearly overview of the monitoring data provided by StreetGames projects:

StreetGames end of Year Five Monitoring Report: October 2010 - September 2011 »

Doorstep sport – Changing lives, changing communities

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StreetGames briefing paper 

This paper sets out the rationale for our work, given the disparities in sports participation which exist between the highest and lowest socio-economic groups. It also provides an overview of our work and includes some case study examples.

It was presented at the WHO European Healthy Cities Networks Annual Business and Technical Conference, Liège, Belgium on the 15th – 18th June 2011.

Community cohesion and sport – Information and guidance for delivery staff

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StreetGames research

Community cohesion, as defined by the Commission on Integration and Cohesion (CIC) 2007, “is about working towards a society in which there is a common vision and a sense of belonging by all communities.”

This paper looks at why community cohesion is so important, the role that sport can play in achieving it and provides information and guidance for community and doorstep sport delivery staff.

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