BBC Sport - Sunderland's Foundation of Light raising aspirations
Sunderland academy raising aspirations
- From the section Football
BBC Sport's Rachel Stringer visits Sunderland's Foundation of Light, which is using the power of football to help the prospects of young people on Wearside.
The charity, which is supported by the Premier League, uses education on behaviour and attitude, parenting classes, as well as sport and enterprise sessions to address the challenges faced in local communities.
Cotsford Junior School in county Durham is just one place the Foundation is making a difference, where success has been achieved in both the classroom and on the football pitch.
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