2007 City of Vancouver Youth Recognition Award recipients

At a special Youth Awards Ceremony held on the evening of May 4 th in the Italian Cultural Centre, the City of Vancouver recognized the contributions of youth, adults, organizations and programs in promoting meaningful youth participation in the life of the city.

Mayor Sam Sullivan, City Councillors, City staff and members of the Youth Outreach Team presented 2007 C.o.V. Youth Awards to the following:

  • Outstanding Youth Organization:
    Redwire Native Youth Media Society
  • Outstanding Youth Program:
    NuYu Popular Theatre for Immigrant and Refugee Youth
    Britannia World Music Program
  • Outstanding Adult Ally:
    Preston Guno, Representative for Children and Youth
  • Outstanding Youth 19-24:
    Marlene Bolton, Broadway Youth Resource Centre
    Pamela Verma, MY Circle Youth Program
  • Outstanding Youth Group:
    Little Mountain Neighborhood House Youth Council
    David Thompson's MY Circle Youth Team
    David Thompson's TROBOTICS team
  • Outstanding Youth 13-18:
    Tommy Yip, Gladstone Secondary
    David Shoolestani, Broadway Youth Resource Centre and Vancouver Tech. Secondary
    Gilbert Lam, Vancouver Technical Secondary and Frog Hollow Neighborhood House
    Yosef Spivak, Broadway Youth Resource Centre
    Alex Shipillo, Youth Canada and BC Children's Hospital
    Rebekah Funk, Eric Hamber Secondary School
    Johnson Wilson, Streetfront Alternative Program
    Ricky Choi, Dunbar Community Centre