The Black Achievers Awards aims to strengthen community cohesion and celebrate the roles and achievements of both men and women in Nottingham.
This year, One Nottingham is supporting the Lifetime Community Contributor Award. The categories are:
Sponsored by Nottingham Trent University and Tick Tock Creche
Nominate a male and a female aged 18-24 who has overcome professional or personal barriers or excelled in a particular field…
Sponsored by The University of Nottingham
An individual who has experienced a health challenge (mental or physical) and still achieved their goals or a carer of someone suffering from a health challenge…
Sports Man & Woman
Sponsored by Nottinghamshire YMCA
This category is open to an individual that has helped someone through any sport or who has achieved something through any sport…
Sponsored by Nottingham Community and Voluntary Service
This category aims to recognize the outstanding voluntary contributions made by an individual to the local community in the voluntary field…
Sponsored by Hope Fostering Services
Nominate a father, a mother or a role model who you value as a parent figure. Express in 200 written words why he/she is the best…
Cultural, Music & Arts
Sponsored by Tuntum Housing
This award is aimed at a male individual and a female individual who has been notably successful in the field of art and culture…
Most Transformed Life
Sponsored by Nottinghamshire Police & Crime Commissioner
This category is aimed at a male or a female who has gone through adversity and challenging circumstances and confronted the issues he/she faced and in doing so has turned his life and is now fulfilling his/her potential.
Black Business Man & Woman
Sponsored by Eon Energy
Candidates for this Award must be a businessman and business woman running a small or large company in Nottingham and who you feel acts as a positive role models to other black men and women.
Learning Skills & Employment
Sponsored by Futures Advice, Skills & Employment and Mojatu Foundation
Recognizing an individual who has excelled in providing Learning, Skills & Employment or an individual that has excelled in gaining new skills in Learning, Skills & Employment
Life Time Community Contributor
Sponsored by One Nottingham
This category aims to recognize the outstanding voluntary contributions made by an individual to the local community in the voluntary field.
This year’s event is being held on Saturday 22 October, from 6:45pm to 11:30pm, East Midlands Conference Centre, University Park Beeston Lane, Nottingham
This year, the host is Mr Curtis Walker who is a writer and British actor and has toured his own one man show, “Right Now”. He is the voice of Carlton in the BBC Children’s comedy Kerching! and has starred in BBC comedy shows Paramount City. There will be performances from award winning saxophonist Millicent Stephenson. Her versatile interpretations of iconic Jazz, Blues, Reggae, Soul and Gospel numbers as well as her original compositions continue to delight her listeners throughout the UK. There will also be a performance from local dance group Take 1 Dance Studio, who have recently come back from their LA tour.
Tickets are now available for purchase the BAA website