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AWARD CATEGORIES

CONGRATULATIONS TO THIS YEAR'S FINALISTS

The awards have now closed and our finalised are listed below.

Winners will be announced at the Kirklees Diversity, Equality and Innovation Conference and Awards on Wednesday 21st September. 

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DIVERSE BUSINESS

An organisation that has demonstrated inclusive leadership and management, which has attracted people from diverse backgrounds.

FINALISTS
Deluxe Beds
The Hive Cafe

Kirklees Library Service

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PUBLIC SERVICE

Celebrating the stories of public service employees, teams and employee networks who are leading the way in promoting and delivering equality, diversity and inclusion whilst tackling discrimination among staff and Kirklees residents.

 

FINALISTS
Alex Feather 
Kirklees Council Local Offer Team
Linda Johnson 

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INCLUSIVE COMMUNITY PROJECT

Recognising community groups that operate in an inclusive way by promoting equality, diversity and inclusion in their activities and a sense of belonging for the community they serve.

FINALISTS

Chickenley Community Centre

Communities Together

Serendipity Creative Writers

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BEST DIVERSITY INNOVATION

A product, project or new way of working that has proved to be an outstanding innovation to promote, equality, diversity and inclusion - one that makes a positive difference to other people’s lives and wellbeing.

FINALISTS
Dial Wood Carriage Riding for the Disabled
South West Yorkshire Partnerships NHS Foundation

Sensory World CIC

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INCLUSIVE THIRD SECTOR ORGANISATION

This award recognises the exceptional work of Third Sector organisations including charities, voluntary and community organisations in the fields of equality, diversity and inclusion across Kirklees.

FINALISTS
Huddersfield Literature Festival
Moonlight Trust
Rainbow Baby Bank

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DIVERSITY CHAMPION OF THE YEAR

Recognising someone who has inspired others through their work on equality, diversity and inclusion or has actively tackled discrimination

FINALISTS

Dawn Pearson

Martyn Haymons

Maysoon Shafiq

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OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION TO INCLUSION AND DIVERSITY

This award honours an individual, organisation or enterprise that has made  lasting and significant contributions to enhancing equality, diversity and inclusion.

FINALISTS

Nousin Aslam

Rosie Buxton

Tanisha Bramwell