April update

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Dear <<First Name (required)>>

The committee met on 28 March 2017. The full minutes are attached here and the following is a summary of the key points.
Spurs Ladies v West Ham on 19 April

We're buying tickets on behalf of Proud Lilywhites to attend the Spurs Ladies game v West Ham at White Hart Lane on Wednesday 19 April at 7pm. This might be the last game at the old stadium under floodlights! Please let us know by replying to this email if you would like a ticket.

Social events and match-day meet-ups

We’re planning to hold social events and match day meet-ups around the FA Cup semi-final against Chelsea on 22 April as well as the Premier League games at home against Arsenal on 30 April and Manchester United on 13 May. Details will be circulated by email and will also appear on our Facebook events page.

Rainbow Laces Summit at Old Trafford on 15 May

Stonewall will be holding a Rainbow Laces Summit at Old Trafford on 15 May to discuss the continuing existence of homophobia in football. Our co-chair Chris has been invited to speak on one of the panels.
AGM provisional date

We agreed a provisional date of Saturday 10 June at 1pm for this year’s AGM, followed by a social to watch the Scotland v England game later in the day. More details to follow.

Pride in Football symposium on 23-25 June

Pride in Football are planning to hold a symposium on 23-25 June in Manchester, at which each supporters’ group will be invited to show what they’ve achieved. We’d like to see a good turn-out of Proud Lilywhites at this event so please put this date in your diary. More details to follow!

Football v Homophobia month of action

Finally, we reviewed the Football v Homophobia month of action, which was launched at an event at White Hart Lane. As part of the month of action, we also ran a successful diversity workshop for a number of THFC staff at White Hart Lane.

Promotional film

Our promotional film has been made and we’re now waiting for the production company to send us the results.

Next meeting

The next committee meeting will be on 25 April at a central London venue to be confirmed.

Chris and Simon
Co-chairs, Proud Lilywhites

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