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Sankofa 14th annual Young Black Achievers Awards 2019


Medway African and Caribbean Association
Invites you to its 14th annual Young Black achievers , 5th annual YPU awards and 2nd annual Windrush Black achievers awards Honoring legacies
With special guest PA Lukas Setto ( #1 Soul Charts, OMG) 
Plus special  guests and local talent
Taking place on
Saturday 26th October 2019
At Mid Kent College
Medway Rd
Doors open 7pm show starts 7.30pm
Tickets  £8.75 ( inc 75p BF)
for all ages
Do you know someone who deserves recognition for their achievements?
We are taking nominations for the young Black achievers awards  Young People United awards for young people ages 5-25 of African and Caribbean origin or mixed heritage. The Windrush awards are for adults of African or Caribbean origin ,who were part of the Windrush generation from 1948-1971 or who had relatives from that generation.
For more information about the awards visit the website to download a nomination form
The closing date for the nominations are 4th   October 2019
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Young Black Acheivers awards 2019 , nominations now open 

are now open for our 14th annual Young Black Achievers Awards. We are delighted to be supported again by Midkent College and Medway Council Black Workers' Forum. We are still look for sponsors for this prestigious event. Every year we receive some amazing nominations and in the past 12 years have given out over 100 awards plus! so help us to grow and celebrate the achievements of young black people across Kent and Medway

This year we are recognising the achievements of Black people from the Windrush generation. Download a nomunation form for more details and to make a nomination. 

To nominate a young person please see details of award rules, categories and criteria below. Nominations can be sent by email to or by completing the online form below.

Want to perform at the awards ceremony? or know someone who would like to perform? get in touch! email



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If the nomination is successful, you will be notified. Winners will be expected to attend the awards ceremony.

Windrush nomination form 2019
Windrush awards form 2019.doc
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Young Black Achievers Award Categories, Rules and Criteria 2019
Black acheivers application 2019 new.doc
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YPU awards 2019
YPU awards nomination form 19.doc
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