Announcing the London Youth Awards 2018 Shortlist

We are very excited to announce the shortlisted nominees for the London Youth Awards 2018.

There are seven award categories, reflecting the diverse range of youth work carried out everyday by our members across the capital. This year saw over a hundred nominations, from organisations developing young leaders through sports and arts, to young people doing incredible work in their local communities and youth workers going the extra mile to support and challenge young people to become the best they can be.

Nominations for our Community Champion Prize, which recognises individuals who have given 5 to 50+ years of service to youth work, are open until 9 March 2018.

Winners will be announced at our awards ceremony on Wednesday 21st March 2018. You can sign up for your tickets here.

London Youth Awards 2018 nominees

Arts and Culture Award

The Albany

Studio 3 Arts

Wac Arts

Employability Award

London Village Network


City Gateway Trust

Outdoor Education Award

Westminster House

Downside Fisher


Sports Development Award

Cambridge House

Rathbone Society

Reaching Higher

Young Leader of the Year

Lauren Spence – London Bubble Theatre Company

Sharan Khroad – Brentford FC Community Sports Trust

Temitope Adekoya – ECPAT UK

Youth Professional of the Year

George Bergin – YMCA West London

Rickardo – Art Against Knives

Lee Dema – St Matthew’s Project

Youth Social Action Award

Coram’s Fields

BIGKID Foundation

Spotlight Poplar Harca

Congratulations to all of those nominated this year! Make sure you get your tickets for the London Youth Awards here, and follow the conversation on Twitter using #LYawards.

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