Community Organisation Award for LGBT –
Vibe offer a range of activities designed to make a positive impact to the lives of young people across the North West through themed programmes, targeted support and mentoring for young people aged 11-19, up to 25 with SEND. The North West is home to some of the most deprived boroughs in the country, one being Knowsley, the home of Vibe’s Be Yourself programme. Be Yourself is a safe space for young people from the LGBTQIA+ community, the group meet weekly supported by Vibe youth workers to embrace and explore their identities, build positive relationships, receive support, signposting, informal education and raise young voices from marginalised groups. The group has supported hundreds of young people over the years and worked with numerous partners to provide experiences and opportunities such as Liverpool Pride, Comics Youth and KCC Radio.