Well-known monuments across East Dunbartonshire will be red-lit as part of a red card campaign.
Kirkintilloch Town Hall, Milngavie Town Hall, Mugdock Country Park courtyard and Community Hubs in Bearsden, Kirkintilloch and Bishopbriggs will all join the Wear Red Day initiative on Friday 22 October.
The campaign was launched by the National Welfare Program Racism the Red Card (SRtRC).
Founded 25 years ago, it is the UK’s largest anti-racism and anti-discrimination charity.
In support of the SRtRC, council employees are also being invited to wear some red on the day to show their support.
Joint Leader of Councilor Andrew Paulson. Council“We are totally behind this valuable campaign, which is helping to tackle the scourge of racism in society,” he said.
“The charity’s annual initiative continues to gain momentum each year and we are delighted that some of our famous landmarks will be reunited.”
Joint Council Leader Van Moody added: “I hope that residents, schools and
Employees can continue to support this important goal.
“We can all do our part to help show racism a red card – build a better future together. Please help spread the word and donate if possible.”
You can support racism red card by texting ‘red’ to 70470 to donate Rac 1. You can type ‘Red5’ to donate Red 5, ‘Red10’ to donate Red 10 and ‘Red20’ to donate Red 20. The cost of the text is a donation in addition to the standard rate.