The Show Racism the Red Card Campaign in Scotland was delighted to induct David McPhee into the Red Card Hall of Fame for his remarkable support through his work with Perth and Kinross Council and for his personal and unwavering commitment to promoting anti-racism.
The Hall of Fame pays tribute to individuals who have shown exceptional commitment to our campaign and David will be joining some key figures who have already been inducted.
Show Racism the Red Card in Scotland has had its longest standing Local Authority partnership with Perth and Kinross Council incorporating The Community Safety Partnership the local UNISON branch and St Johnstone FC and the team in Scotland are only too aware that in order to ensure a sustained relationship this requires a true champion within the council to promote the positive partnership working that has taken place.
Throughout the last eight years David McPhee in his role as Contracts and Commissioning Officer, has incorporated the Show Racism the Red Card Campaign message into countless areas of work alongside ourselves and the Community coaches from his beloved St Johnstone FC - from educational workshops in schools tackling racism and discrimination, promoting equality through events at Perth College, to incorporation into the 'See Me' campaign working with other diverse audiences within the community, all the while, going above and beyond all expectations which is down to his passion and drive in fighting social injustice in all its guises.
The campaign is honoured to have such a champion and friend in both David McPhee and Perth and Kinross local authority.
David was welcomed into the Hall of Fame at Show Racism the Red Card’s Showcase event at Scottish Parliament on Tuesday 5th February, and was delighted that ex-professional footballer and popular football writer and broadcaster, Pat Nevin, presented the award.