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Theme: Giving Back

Black History Youth Awards Nomination

Nominate a candidate for Black History Youth Awards.


We are Strong

The year 2020-2021 has been a difficult year for all so this year’s Black History Youths awards aim to recognise young people who have been able to withstand adversity and bounce back and grow despite the challenges of the time (despite challenges of Covid and the Lockdown). This could have been demonstrated in any aspect of their lives e.g education, work, relationships, business, community, etc.

Categories for Nomination

Excellence in the Arts

Young person who has talent in music, performance, dance or art.

Community Ambassador

Young person who has made a contribution to others in their
community and beyond.

Young Sports Person

Young person who has demonstrated excellence in sports.

Academic Excellence

Young person who has shown great academic achievement at school or college or university.

Positive Role Model

Young person to has made contribution to others in their community and

Peer Mentor

Young person who has shown support to others their age and younger.


Young person who has made life style changes in a  conscious effort to make better
choices and turn their lives around.


Young entrepreneur who became their own boss.


Young person in care/care leaver who has overcome challenges and gone on to
achieve beyond expectations.


Young person excelling in science, technology,  engineering or maths, making new discoveries that can improve lives.


The information you provide will be used for shortlisting and for use in speeches on the evening.


Aged 11 up to 29 years, Black youth from African/Afro Caribbean origin who have excelled in the category.
We will need to contact all nominated young people, therefore, require their contact details. If we are unable to contact them they cannot be awarded a prize.

Please return your nominations to info@tasteofafricanortheast.co.uk or by post to
the address below by: 1th October 2022 at 5 PM.

Alternatively, you can vote via our website

Taste of Africa

Tel: +44 7748 644864

Nomination Form

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Headline Sponsors


  •  Brand publicised alongside chosen award category.
  • Brand publicised on all Black History Month events in Tees Valley.
  • Opportunity to speak and publicise your organisations services at Annual Taste of Africa