ManUP nominated for an ACOSS Award – Haseeb Riaz
The team at the Foundation are excited to see that ManUP, a venture co-founded by UWA Fogarty Scholar and current FSA President, Haseeb Riaz (Scholar 2017 – ), nominated as a finalist in the Western Australian Council of Social Service, 2023 Community Services Excellence Awards. https://www.wacoss.org.au/news/community-services-excellence-awards-2023-finalists-announced/
ManUP is one of 4 finalists in the “small organisation providing collaborative, innovative or creative programs or services”. Man Up aims to redefine masculinity through workshops and presentations that engage young boys in high school to investigate their ideas of masculine culture, mental health and relationships.
The Awards are a longstanding partnership between the Western Australian Council of Social Service and the Department of Communities WA, with the support of Lotterywest. They recognise and celebrate the work of organisations and individuals in the community services sector, who have demonstrably made a positive difference to people, families, and communities through innovative and creative practice.
Winners will be announced at a ceremony on 1 May. Fingers crossed!!