Finalist, Toronto Arts Foundation's Arts for Youth Award 2014
The Arts for Youth Award is a $15,000 cash prize, with finalists receiving $2,000. The award celebrates an individual, collective or organization that has demonstrated an outstanding commitment to engaging Toronto’s youth through the arts and artistic creation. Established in 2007 by Martha Burns, Jim Fleck, and Sandra and Jim Pitblado. The finalist Award was established in 2010 through the generous donation of Diana Bennett and Spencer Lanthier.
Leonardo da Vinci Award for Innovation and Creativity in the Arts 2007
On April 21, 2007, the Children’s Peace Theatre was awarded the The Leonardo da Vinci Award for Creativity and Innovation in the Arts. The awards recognize individuals who have created new, useful and positive inventions, methods, developments or improvements in the Arts, Business, Community, Education and Entrepreneurship. The Awards are presented annually in April to celebrate the birth of Leonardo Da Vinci.
Mayor’s Community Safety Award 2007
On December 6, 2007, the Children’s Peace Theatre received The Mayor’s Community Safety Award for the Peace Leaders Program, at a special ceremony at Toronto Police Service Headquarters. The Mayor’s Community Safety Awards celebrates the contributions of people and groups whose work makes their community a safer place to live. Each year, five recipients are recognized for their contribution to improving the safety of Toronto residents.
YMCA Peace Medallion 2006
Drew’s Group was awarded the YMCA Peace Medallion for their work to create peace in their community through theatre. Each November the YMCA of Greater Toronto recognizes peacemakers whose endeavors inspire and impact others. YMCA Peace Medallions honour youth and adults from all walks of life who commit their time to advancing peace in their own communities or abroad.