Kath Charters, Health and Wellbeing Co-ordinator from Sahir House, Liverpool has been nominated for the Positive Role Model Award at The National Diversity Awards 2020.

To nominate please visit The National Diversity Awards website here

The breath taking Liverpool Anglican Cathedral will play host to this year’s awards, to be held on 25th September. Britain’s most inspirational and selfless people will come together to honour the rich tapestry of our nation, recognising individuals and groups from grass roots communities.

The prestigious black tie event recognises nominees in their respective fields of diversity including age, disability, gender, race, faith, religion and sexual orientation.

Kath Charters, Wellbeing Practitioner & THM Facilitator

Kath in her role as Health and Wellbeing Co-ordinator for Sahir House works with many of the diverse groups who access support from the charity. Kath has been a women living with HIV for over 15 years, working in partnership with many local, national and internationals groups and organisations in roles such as treatment advocate, patient community rep to name just a few.

ITV News will be working in association with The National Diversity Awards to highlight role models and community organisations on regional and national news channels.

Rachel Corp, Acting Editor, ITV News said;  “We are pleased that ITV News will once again be supporting the National Diversity Awards. ITV News remains committed to telling the stories of those, who through their work and dedication to helping others have made a difference; enhancing equality, diversity and inclusion in our society. We look forward to introducing the 2020 nominees to our viewers across the regions and nation.”

The UK’s largest diversity awards have attracted a growing list of supporters including Adam Hills, Graham Norton and Katie Piper. Sir Lenny Henry CBE, last year’s winner of the Celebrity of the Year gong said;  “Diversity to me means involving everybody without any discrimination; its means having integrated groups in society, it means fairness and total inclusion and that’s what the National Diversity Awards are about. Congratulations to everyone who has been nominated, you’re all doing a fantastic job, rock on!”

 The National Diversity Awards receives over 28,000 nominations and votes annually. Founder & CEO Paul Sesay said,  “As we enter our 09th awards season, The National Diversity Awards prepare to welcome a host of outstanding role models and charities to our family. We look to those who represent progress, spirit and resilience, and I cannot wait to learn about the wonderful work being carried out this year”.

Nominations are now open and close June 8th 2020 – so don’t miss out on your chance to get involved! Shortlisted nominees will be announced shortly after this date.

See interviews with Kath Charters:
https://www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/news/liverpool-news/attitudes-still-need-change-say-7912598
https://www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/news/liverpool-news/death-sentences-needle-exchanges-spliffs-17586377