Preventing Gambling Harms in Diverse Communities

For Faith & Community Leaders

Free training and resources aimed at safeguarding young people from ethnic minority populations. The programme content centres on an understanding of socio-cultural and religious contexts on shame and stigma relating to gambling harms. This is a pilot in London and the Home Counties.

About the Programme

This pioneering new education programme has been launched in Greater London and the Home Counties to raise awareness and address the issue of gambling harm disproportionately affecting young people from ethnic minority populations.

The initiative has been developed through a unique collaboration between YGAM, TalkGEN CIC, Red Card Gambling Support Project CIC and Clearview Research. The prevention programme will deliver free specialist workshops to young people from ethnic minority populations aged 14–24, as well as free training to community and faith leaders. 

19TH

OCTOBER

Wednesday 19TH OCTOBER 2022. PREVENTING GAMBLING HARMS IN DIVERSE COMMUNITIES open WORKSHOP

10am - 12:30pm

7TH

NOVEMBER

MONDAY 7TH NOVEMBER 2022. PREVENTING
GAMBLING HARMS IN DIVERSE COMMUNITIES open WORKSHOP

6pm - 8:30pm

29TH

NOVEMBER

Tuesday 29th November 2022. PREVENTING GAMBLING HARMS IN DIVERSE COMMUNITIES open WORKSHOP

10am - 12:30pm

90% of young people from ethnic minority backgrounds agree that gambling is seen differently within their ethnic cultures than within white British cultures.
Clearview 2019
GET IN TOUCH WITH OUR PROGRAMME PARTNERS

We provide FREE workshops which focus on an understanding of socio-cultural and religious contexts on shame and stigma relating to gambling harms. The training, which can be delivered online or in person, is evidence-led and independently evaluated. Get in touch with our programme partners for workshops for young people at info@pghdc.org.uk

1 in 2 adults from ethnic minority backgrounds have gambled in the UK in the last 12 months, and around 1 in 4 of these past-year gamblers suffer significant gambling-related harm.
YouGov 2020
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