The awards are held in memory of Adiaha Antigha (pictured on the left), the Founder and former Director of Hackney CVS, who made a huge contribution to the organisation’s success and to the sector as a whole.
Last year’s categories were for:
The Gary Francis awards are held each year to recognise local young people who achieve against the odds.
Hackney CVS celebrated their 20-year anniversary at The Ace Hotel, Shoreditch on Thursday 26 October 2017. The umbrella body for Hackney’s voluntary and community sector was formally established in 1997, making 2017 our twentieth year of operation.
"I just wanted to say a big thank you for our award. We are over the moon as it means so much to us to receive an award that is set up and run by a Hackney organisation and voted for by Hackney residents and friends"