WINNERS ANNOUNCED 2013 SBN International & Indigenous Youth Awards and Global Youth Media Award

WINNERS ANNOUNCED 2013 SBN International & Indigenous Youth Awards and Global Youth Media Award

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The winners have been announced of the 2013 SBN International & Indigenous Youth Awards and the SBN Global Youth Media Award! Congratulations to all these amazing young change-makers from around the world.

Jacob Bernstein, USA – winner SBN Global Youth Media Award in partnership with 3WBC 94.1fm

Avalon Theison, USA – winner under 13 years Award in partnership with Green Cross Australia (pictured above)

Daisy Saini, India – winner 13-19 years Award in partnership with Kidz Hub Media Network USA

Sanwar Azam Sunny, Bangladesh – 20-25 years Award in partnership with Positive Impact Magazine USA

Nurul Islam, Bangladesh and Patrick Johnn, Tanzania – equal winners 20-25 years Highly Commended Award in partnership with Positive Impact Magazine USA

Lucinda Robinson, Western Australia – winner National Indigenous Award  in partnership with Jane Goodall Institute Australia

Patrick Johnn, Tanzania – winner International Indigenous Award  in partnership with Jane Goodall Institute Australia (pictured below)

Check out this podcast to find out more about these inspiring young people, including an interview with Jacob Bernstein, co founder of volunTEENation.org!  Read profiles…

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Nominations closed on 20th November 2013. The School Broadcasting Network Inc International & Indigenous Youth Awards are an acknowledgement of young people aged under 13, 13-19 years and 20-25years – who are taking up the challenges of our contemporary world with a passionate commitment to make a positive difference locally and/or globally. Online nominations open on 1st June each year so please come back to nominate in 2014!

Do you know a young person who is leading the way towards an equitable and sustainable future?

Do you know a young person who is demonstrating a passionate commitment to social justice and caring for community?

Do you know a young person who is furthering the understanding and integration of indigenous culture and heritage?

Do you know a young person who is creating initiatives and benchmarks that inspire their peers to take positive action?

BELOW: Nasha Lamoti – Winner of the 2012 SBN International Indigenous Award proudly in partnership with Jane Goodall Institute Australia

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You can nominate any young person from anywhere in the world. All winners will be featured in a profile article in Positive Impact Magazine USA and One Smile Magazine NZ and via global radio interviews (with parent/guardian approval). Winners will receive a SBN International or Indigenous Youth Award trophy a monetary award. Winners of the Indigenous Award will also receive mentoring from Jane Goodall Institute Australia to broaden their community outreach. All nominations for the SBN Youth Awards will automatically also be entered into the Positive Impact Magazine Awards – giving your nominee 2 chances of winning an award. You can read about last year’s winners on pages 42/43 of the 2013 summer edition of Positive Impact Magazine here.

The SBN Youth Awards are making a positive difference in young people’s lives around the world. Here is 2012 International Indigenous equal winner 18 year old Nasha Lamoti being awarded her trophy by her nominator Emanuel Saakai and Tracey Sawyer, founder of Testigo Africa. Nasha is leading the way for other women in her village to learn permaculture to ensure food security for their people. Winning the SBN Youth Award has meant that Nasha has been able to buy seeds and chickens to increase both her family’s and her village’s food production, which in turn will lead to a brighter future for her whole community.

 

SBN 2012 YOUTH AWARD WINNERS

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