‘Ditch the Label’ CEO receives honour

Besi Besemar August 15, 2014

Liam Hackett FRSA awarded prestigious FRSA honour.

Liam Hackett, FRSA
Liam Hackett, FRSA

Liam Hackett FRSA, CEO of Brighton charity, Ditch the Label has been made a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts in recognition of “an outstanding contribution to society through national anti-bullying work and interventions.”.

Founded in 1754 and granted a Royal Charter in 1847, the RSA (Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce) is an enlightenment organisation committed to finding innovative practical solutions to today’s social challenges.

Through its ideas, research and 27,000-strong Fellowship it seeks to understand and enhance human capability to help close the gap between today’s reality and people’s hopes for a better world.

Following his election, Liam, said: “It is an absolute honour to be recognised as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts in response to the work that we do here at Ditch the Label. I would like to credit everybody who has been involved with Ditch the Label over the past 2 years as without them, none of this would have been possible. As one of the fastest growing charities in the UK, we are incredibly excited and ambitious about the future after already providing crucial support to thousands of young people from across the UK.”

Ditch the Label is nationwide anti-bullying charity who provide support to thousands of vulnerable young people both online and offline.

They work with schools, colleges and media outlets to help reduce the effect and prominence of bullying within the UK and to teach young people that it is okay to be different.

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