SMK Awards

People’s Choice Award

This is your chance – our friends and supporters – to recognise an inspirational campaigner, by sponsoring them for the People’s Choice Award, as part of the 2017 SMK Campaigner Awards.

The People’s Choice Award is a little different as the winner is decided by public vote and is also sponsored by you, The People!
Please do lend your support to this brilliant Award by donating to our crowdfunding campaign below.

2016 Peoples Choice Award winner

Sam Jefferies
2016 Peoples Choice Award winner

Sam Jefferies helped run the Hear My Voice campaign, which was launched by Mencap in the run up to the last General Election to engage more people with a learning disability in the process, and encourage more decision makers to listen to their voices. Sam, a volunteer who has a learning disability, has been at the forefront of this campaign sharing his own personal story and encouraging others with learning disabilities to speak out. 

2015 Peoples Choice Award winner

Youth Alcohol Group 
2015 Peoples Choice Award winners

This group of 10-12 young people from across the UK aged between 16 and 20 years have campaigned over the last three years to raise awareness of irresponsible alcohol advertising that children are exposed to today, particularly via social media. Chante Joseph, a member of the Council said “It’s fantastic to be recognized for what we’ve achieved so far but there’s more to do. Underestimate young people at your peril”. 

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