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Levante UD inclusion initiatives. Inclusion initiatives of Levante UD

CSR | 23 MAY 2019

Levante UD: where social inclusion has become business strategy

  • Over 20 years, the Valencian club has built an approach to equality that has become the core of its identity.
  • Through creating job opportunities and increasing representation within society, the implications of this work stretch far beyond football.
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CSR | 23 ABR 2019

The Spanish clubs where social inclusion is king

  • 30 Spanish clubs have created teams for LaLiga Genuine Santander, the competition for players with intellectual disabilities.
  • Villarreal CF, Gimnàstic de Tarragona and Real Valladolid explain how they have accommodated these teams and why everyone has the right to play.
LaLiga FVF India project

CSR | 18 MAR 2019

The life-changing effect of football for young women in rural India

  • Participation in the Vicente Ferrer Foundation football programme has tripled thanks to an agreement with LaLiga to provide balls, boots, clothing and other training materials.
  • Girls are being shown alternative career paths, promoting gender equality in India.
LaLiga Schools India

CSR | 18 MAR 2019

India’s unique football programme with over 10,000 students

  • The LaLiga Football Schools project is growing rapidly across India, offering a training programme that mixes local styles with Spanish flair.
  • Since late 2018 LaLiga has opened 36 centres for children between 5 and 18 years and provided training for 48 local coaches to follow these methods.
Real Sociedad YUWA

CSR | 18 MAR 2019

Real Sociedad tackles women’s inequality through NGO immersion

  • Players and coaches from India held a 17-day immersion event focused on education through football, encouraging young women to be masters of their own destiny.
  • The events, supported by the NGO YUMA, use the power of football to impart positive life values.

LaLiga Tetouan

CSR | 18 MAR 2019

LaLiga Educa tackles social exclusion in Tetouan through the values of football

  • Football coaching is being combined with the teaching of Spanish in the Moroccan city to provide valuable life skills in an area of high social deprivation.
  • This LaLiga socio-educational project reaches more than 300 children at risk of social exclusion and has been recognised by the Spanish government for its achievements.
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CSR | 19 FEB 2019

Inclusivity is driving major growth of LaLiga Genuine Santander

  • The competition for players with intellectual disabilities has entered its second season, with the number of participating teams increasing from 18 to 30.
  • Over 5,000 stories about the competition were published around the world along with a wide range of club activities designed to raise awareness and increase involvement.
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CSR | 17 ENE 2019

Supporting community football helps create a path to stardom in South Africa

With sponsorship from LaLiga, the community-based KwaMahlobo tournament has grown into an institution and this year attracted huge crowds hoping to spot the next star of African football. Working with grassroots initiatives, in partnership with local leagues, is a central part of LaLiga’s aim to help grow football around the world.

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CSR | 18 DIC 2018

LaLiga Genuine presented to Europe

  • Early success of inclusivity programme could provide a framework for other leagues and clubs looking to improve access for players with intellectual disabilities.
  • LaLiga Genuine began in Spain last November, and following its success has expanded from 18 LaLiga teams to 30. 
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CSR | 14 NOV 2018

LaLiga Genuine, an example for world football

  • Teams are composed of players with intellectual disabilities and aims to normalise the practice of taking part in sport. 
  • A year after being introduced, 30 teams now take part in a project which continues to grow.