WE have been shortlisted for The National Diversity Awards 2014!

Just received this email: Congratulations you have been shortlisted for The National Diversity Awards 2014!
Shortlist-BannerDear Give ‘em Hope Campaign,

Congratulations!!! You have made the shortlist for The National Diversity Awards 2014!

To be Shortlisted from over 21,000 nominations is a tremendous achievement, and a testament to all your organisations hard work and dedication to the equality agenda.

Once again, we have had such an unbelievable response, exceeding the amount of nominations we received last year by almost three times the amount. It’s always difficult to choose who should make the shortlist, and this year was no exception with so many inspirational people/organisations put forward for an award.

The National Diversity Awards are honoured to inform you that you have made the shortlist for the­ Community Organisation Award for Multi-Strand! Let us be the first to Congratulate you, and wish you the very best of luck on the night!

Attached to this email is a Press Release for you to send out to your local media to publicise that you have been shortlisted for The National Diversity Awards 2014. We have also attached our logo and a banner for your website or email. Please also read carefully through the shortlist Media Guide.

If you wish to add us on Twitter/Facebook then please feel free:


Facebook : The Diversity Group

Twitter : @ndawards #NDA2014


Publicise the shortlist on your Facebook & Twitter, remembering to add us so we can retweet or highlight you on our social media.

As one of our shortlisted nominees we would like to present you with two complimentary tickets to The National Diversity Awards on Friday 26th September 2014, for two representatives from your organisation to attend the ceremony.

Please send over the name of your guest as soon as this is known to you.

The National Diversity Awards 2014 will be hosted by TV Star Brian Dowling & British actress/CBeebies Presenter Cerrie Burnell at the Hurlingham Club, London. The event has attracted endorsements from celebrities such as Stephen Fry, Jody Cundy, Beverley Knight and Brian Blessed who have all expressed their delight at supporting such an inspirational event!

The National Diversity Awards continues to stand out as unique as it celebrates all aspects of diversity within one ceremony including Age, Disability, Gender, Race/Religion/Faith and LGBT.

The categories for the awards are as follows: Positive Role Model, Community Organisation, Community Organisation – Multi Strand, Entrepreneurial of Excellence, Diverse Company and Lifetime Achiever!

 Once again, Congratulations on your shortlist, this has been very well deserved!

 Kind Regards,

 Paul Sesay & The National Diversity Awards Team

NDA logo

Thank You to all of the Give ’em Hope family and thank you to all who endorsed us. David E Watters





About neverblendin

David Watters, a graduate of Napier University, Edinburgh, Trinity College of Music, London and the Institute of Education, University of London, has worked internationally within education and Educational Management for more than 20 years. He has taught extensively within many socially and culturally diverse settings; most recently as a Head of Performing Arts within Further Education. He is a personal and professional development associate with The Pacific Institute (www.pacificinstitute.co.uk), personal coach, freelance writer and founding member of NBI Associates. He is a writer on social equality issues, is a key player in the Equal Love Campaign UK and author of the forthcoming book, NEVER BLEND IN which features key voices from the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community and which aims to inspire and encourage those who may lack self-esteem or who question their validity. David is currently promoting a youtube campaign"Give 'em Hope"and is asking individuals, couples and groups to make and share videos telling about the benefits of living with personal authenticity. He has shared a platform with Stuart Milk and Peter Tatchell and is a supporter of 17-24-30, The Trevor Project, Schools Out, The Terrence Higgins Trust, The Albert Kennedy Trust and numerous others. His background in arts and education, combined with a solid understanding of Cognitive Behavioural Strategies, and his passion for Equality Advocacy drive every aspect of his work as a personal development facilitator, motivational speaker and writer. View all posts by neverblendin

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