We are pleased to announce that the amazing John Atkinson is one of The Winners of The Community Achievers awards which was held as part of The Commonwealth African summit UK which took place in Middlesbrough this month .
The annual initiative is organized by Comrade Odedeyi and his amazing team.
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John Atkinson is a community worker who has accumulated 30 years’
experience helping people to get involved, set up new organisations and
John was one of the founders a charity delivering HIV prevention work in
Darlington; he went on to work for Newcastle City Council supporting HIV
prevention work across the Northeast.
In 2003, John started working for Local Development Agencies in County
Durham and Teesside, with a 4-year spell setting up telephone
befriending services in County Durham, Northumberland, Merseyside and
John currently works for Middlesbrough Voluntary Development Agency
supporting people to make good things happen.