National Diversity Awards Blog
Supporting Local Champions
SHORTLISTED NOMINEE:  COMMUNITY ORGANISATION AWARD FOR MULTI-STRAND – A community charity group established 4 years ago, making a positive difference

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Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association
SHORTLISTED NOMINEE:  COMMUNITY ORGANISATION AWARD FOR RACE, RELIGION & FAITH – Now more than ever, we need organisations who inspire,

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Big-hearted Balsall Common teen Mikey Akers shortlisted for National Diversity Award
A BIG-HEARTED teen with a speech disorder, who always felt different growing up, has been shortlisted for a National Diversity

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Tina Allton
SHORTLISTED NOMINEE:  ENTREPRENEUR OF EXCELLENCE – Tina Allton is many things: mum of 4, an award winning entrepreneur, mentor, international

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Abid Khan
SHORTLISTED NOMINEE:  POSITIVE ROLE MODEL AWARD FOR AGE – A leader in his field, Abid Khan has single handedly created

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Wayne Dhesi
SHORTLISTED NOMINEE:  POSITIVE ROLE MODEL AWARD FOR LGBT – Wayne founded RUComingOut (a registered charity since 2016) in 2012 and

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Fixers UK
SHORTLISTED NOMINEE:  COMMUNITY ORGANISATION AWARD FOR AGE – Fixers is a charity giving young people a voice to enable them

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The Warren Youth Project
SHORTLISTED NOMINEE:  COMMUNITY ORGANISATION AWARD FOR AGE – For the past 30 years, The Warren Youth Project – an independent

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Daniel White
SHORTLISTED NOMINEE:  POSITIVE ROLE MODEL AWARD FOR DISABILITY – Proud father Dan created a group of disabled heroes called The

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Midland Langar Seva Society
SHORTLISTED NOMINEE:  COMMUNITY ORGANISATION AWARD FOR RACE, RELIGION & FAITH – As more people fall through the net of basic

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Robyn Smart
2017 WINNER:  POSITIVE ROLE MODEL AWARD FOR GENDER – Robyn Smart is a groundbreaking children’s book author, mentor, and CEO

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Alex Raikes MBE
SHORTLISTED NOMINEE:  POSITIVE ROLE MODEL AWARD FOR RACE, RELIGION & FAITH – Alex Raikes MBE is Director (Strategic) of Stand

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Qoki Zindlovukazi
SHORTLISTED NOMINEE:  COMMUNITY ORGANISATION AWARD FOR GENDER – Sithule Tshuma formed a social media Facebook group for Zimbabwean women based

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Eastside Young Leaders Academy
SHORTLISTED NOMINEE:  COMMUNITY ORGANISATION AWARD FOR RACE, RELIGION & FAITH – Eastside Young Leaders’ Academy’s aims are an amazing way

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Trafford Veterans @ The Mess
SHORTLISTED NOMINEE:  COMMUNITY ORGANISATION AWARD FOR AGE – Claire Wright and Andy Graham are the co-founders of the Trafford Veterans

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SAIL NI
SHORTLISTED NOMINEE:  COMMUNITY ORGANISATION AWARD FOR LGBT – SAIL has been supporting the family members of transgender, non-binary and questioning

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Skool of Street
SHORTLISTED NOMINEE:  COMMUNITY ORGANISATION AWARD FOR AGE – Skool of Street charity, based in Blackpool, offers youngsters opportunities to develop

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Tony Biola DADA
SHORTLISTED NOMINEE:  POSITIVE ROLE MODEL AWARD FOR RACE, RELIGION & FAITH – Tony is an entrepreneur, singer-songwriter, award winning author

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Bharulata Kamble
SHORTLISTED NOMINEE:  POSITIVE ROLE MODEL AWARD FOR GENDER – Bharulata is a real life story of determination, perseverance, bravery, tenacity

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Reluctantly Brave
2017 WINNER:  COMMUNITY ORGANISATION AWARD FOR AGE – Reluctantly Brave helps clients navigate uncharted territory to get to their right

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National Ugly Mugs
SHORTLISTED NOMINEE:  COMMUNITY ORGANISATION AWARD FOR LGBT – National Ugly Mugs (NUM) is a pioneering, national organisation which provides greater

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Shelley Collins
SHORTLISTED NOMINEE:  LIFETIME ACHIEVER – Shelley has a 28-year track record of excellence in the provision of training and consultancy

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