Small charities helping disadvantaged children and tackling modern slavery are among those honoured in think tank The Centre for Social Justice’s annual award scheme.
The think tank, that was launched by former Conservative Leader Iain Duncan Smith has announced the four winners of its 2021 awards via social media this week.
hose to pick up awards include Snowdrop Project, a Sheffield based charity that provides long term support of modern slavery and human trafficking.
Oasis Community Centre and Church, which provides community activities and events in Nottinghamshire has also been honoured. It picked up an award for its work using gardening to teach life skills.
🏆The first winner of this year’s #CSJAwards2021 Award is @oasisworksop who use gardening to teach life skills to a wide range of people. #SCWeek2021— The Centre for Social Justice (@csjthinktank) June 15, 2021
Here’s @jamescracknell presenting their award⬇️
Find out more about Oasis: https://t.co/DGGMEqQZA2
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Another to receive an award is MCR Pathways, a mentoring charity supporting young people in or on the edges of the care system in Scotland. The charities award was presented online by Prue Leith.
Congratulations to the winner of this years @csjthinktank CSJ Award, @mcrpathways. MCR Pathways are a mentoring and talent development programme helping young people who have experienced the care system. Make sure you watch the powerful film that CSJ .... https://t.co/0w2Wg162Ot— Prue Leith (@PrueLeith) June 14, 2021
Meanwhile, One25, which helps vulnerable and marginalised women in Bristol, has also picked up an award.
“The awards are our chance to celebrate remarkable people who work tirelessly to help change lives for the better,” said Duncan Smith.