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Agne and Marcelo honoured by Denise

Tuesday 10th May saw the annual handing out of the Denise Humphrey Award. This special award was set up in 2013 as an act of gratitude by the Salaam Peace Community Engagement Programme towards Denise who has been a colleague and friend since our inception. Those of us who have been blessed to have worked and known Denise for over 15 years (longer or less) are aware that in our field of youth and community engagement she has and continues to set the benchmark for us all to aspire towards.
This years winners were:
Marcelo – Outstanding all round work including education/classroom based, Extended Schools and Community Outreach. Marcelo has excelled as a leader and his contribution to children and young people in the E10 and E17 area has been of the highest level. I have known Marcelo since he was 5 so seeing him develop into a positive role model is very pleasing.
Agne – A Community Champion and displays all that Salaam Peace stand for, hardworking, humble and an all round star. Agne has been with us for 4 years and at present supports the business side of Salaam Peace with the accounts, fundraising as well as the delivery of engagement programmes. I have been fortunate to witness Agne’s development over the last few years and the work ethic coupled with natural talent is a recipe for success.
We @ Salaam Peace are fortunate to have a team of Community Champions and the time and effort spent on building these local leaders to inspire this and future generations. Congrats to both Agne and Marcelo but they and all the team know we enjoy our success’s but continue to BE the Change.