Calderdale Youth Council are planning their first Youth Awards event. They feel strongly that young people around Calderdale should be recognised for their efforts to make Calderdale a better place in which to live, study, work or visit, therefore the event is linked to Youth Work Week and is the pilot for future Award events.
How you can support the Awards:
- Nominate individuals or groups by contacting Claire.Whiteley@calderdale.gov.uk for a nomination form and return by 5pm on 30th October.
- Ask talented young people to send in a short video clip of their talent to Claire.Whiteley@calderdale.gov.uk who would be happy to perform at the event. 6 acts are needed. Clips need to be in by 30th October.
- Support the nominated young person/people and performers to attend the event by booking place/s by emailing Claire as above by 4th November.
The awards are as follows:
- Young Person of the Year: Someone who has given the most to society.
- Environmentalist of the Year: Someone who has done the most to help the environment.
- Advocate of the Year: Someone who has fought hard for their cause throughout the year.
- Community person of the Year: Someone who has contributed most to their community
GROUP/ SCHOOL AWARDS
- Charity award: The group/school that has done the most for their chosen charity/ raised the most money.
- Awareness award: Group/school that has raised awareness for their cause.
- Environmentalists award: The group/school that has done the most to aid the environment this year.
- Community award: The group/school that has done the most the most to help their community.
- Achievement award: Either a person or group/school that has done something spectacular or outstanding in the past year.
- Funniest person
- Biggest smile
- Luckiest person (winner of the raffle)
- Most vocal
(Performers will need to arrive for about 5pm for sound checks etc).
This event is linked to Youth Work Week and is the pilot for future awards. Not only will it recognise young people for their efforts but it will be showcasing local talent.
Young people will have the opportunity to relax and enjoy foods from around the world whilst meeting people from across Calderdale.