The John Gibbard Award is given annually to youth leaders empowered to make a difference on a global and/or community level. Past award winners include the Amnesty Urgent Action Network from West Vancouver, the Student Leadership Group from Edmonds School in Burnaby, and the Capilano College Global Stewardship Program from Capilano College. Last year’s award winner was Saskia Vaisey who traveled to Africa and to the Arctic to inspire and teach about the human impact of environmental issues such as climate change and water scarcity.
We know that Lower mainland youth are out there volunteering, raising awareness in their schools, colleges or universities, raising money for those in need, and inspiring others to do the same. Should you know of a group or individual who is under the age of 25, from the Lower Mainland, and striving to uphold the ideals of the United Nations by making a difference globally and in their community, please nominate them for the John Gibbard Award.
Note: Deadline is September 30th. See page link above or click this link for more information: John Gibbard Award