Race relation role models wanted
Nominations have opened for a prestigious award which recognises those who have helped improve race relations in Stevenage.
Role models are being sought by the Stevenage World Forum for the tenth annual Campbell Younge Award. Named after the town’s first black councillor and mayor, it recognises individuals who have worked to increase community cohesion.
Forum chairman, Kate Belinis, said: “If you know someone who deserves this award, please make a nomination. It’s important that the good work which goes on everyday in our community is properly recognised.”
Past recipients of the award include Karen Woo, Nathan Watson, Jasmine Julia Gupta and Mark Straker.
To make a nomination email firstname.lastname@example.org, or write to The Celebrate Community Project, 10-12 Exchange Road, Stevenage SG1 1PZ by Friday October 28.
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The award will be presented at the forum’s annual celebration of Stevenage’s multicultural community – Celebrate!!! featuring dance, music and fashion at the Gordon Craig Theatre on November 12. Tickets at �6 are available from the box office.
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