Digital Empowerment Awards for homeless & vulnerable people: Winners Announced

After whittling down the 71 high-quality entries to a shortlist of 12, the judges announced the winners of the LankellyChase Digital Empowerment Awards at a special ceremony held at the LankellyChase Foundation on May 13th.

The awards were designed to recognise excellence and innovation in using the growing potential of digital technologies to improve the lives of homeless and vulnerable people. The quality of entries was exceptional and the judges faced a difficult task in choosing the winning projects.

The awarded projects were:

Winner: Core Arts – Core Voices

Runner Up: Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea – Digital Empowerment for Stable Way Travellers’ Site.

Runner Up: Stonham – ‘Moving On’ Android mobile phone app

Highly Commended: Creativity Works – The Re|Source

Highly Commended: Papworth Trust (Museum Street Centre) – My Safe Social Network

Special Judges Award: Simon Mott, Big Issue – Card Readers for Big Issue Vendors

Thank you to all those who entered and congratulations to the award winners. We look forward to seeing how all your projects progress!


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