AVUK 2015 award nominations We are absolutely thrilled to have been shortlisted for some amazing awards this year. For a small charity like ours, this type of recognition is fantastic, and can really help us raise our profile. We are incredibly grateful to the judges for shortlisting us, and thanks to everyone who has been a part of the nomination process. Shine a Light Awards This is the second year we have been shortlisted for a Shine a Light award. This year we nominated our young ambassador James Curtis for the Young Person of the Year category, and he is amongst the lucky few who have been shortlisted. We are so proud of James for all that he continues to achieve. Third Sector Awards This is the first year that we have been shortlisted for a Third Sector award. Our Chief Executive Anita Grover, is a finalist in the Rising Chief Executive category. Children and Young People Now awards We are thrilled to have been shortlisted for four Children and Young People Now awards. These are for The Learning Award, The Early Intervention Award, The Children and Young People’s Charity Award, as well as a nomination for our young ambassador James Curtis in the Children’s Achievement category. The award ceremonies are taking place in September and November. We hope you join us in wishing luck to James and Anita on their nominations.