The Hurt No More Campaign is a non-profit collective bringing awareness towards bullying & abuse, founded by Juno Award Winning singer/songwriter Elaine Lil’Bit Shepherd.

The Hurt No More Campaign focuses on the raising of funds for charities that are affiliated with bullying & abuse of all sorts in order to ensure that the services the charities provide are sustainable.

It has always been a passion of Elaine’s to be able to use her music and platform in her career to give back to a greater cause, so it brings great satisfaction, determination and hope to see her vision come into


Nominations for The 2020 Women of Essence Awards is now closed!



Nominees must:

  • Satisfy each of the nomination criteria / description for their award category
  • Consent to the nomination and also to the publication of name, photo and bio that will be featured on our website and in the annual magazine
  • Be available to attend the Award Ceremony


You may nominate yourself or someone can nominate you. Each nomination must include the following:

  • Nominator’sInformation (this is the person submitting or making the nomination)
  • Name, address, phone number and email address
  • Nominee’s Information (this is the person being nominated for the award)
    • Name, address, phone number and email address of nominee
    • A brief statement noting why the nominee is deserving of the particular award
    • Background information or bio on the nominee’s outstanding service and achievements as they relate to the award.  (no more than 250 words please, or the nomination may be disqualified)
    • 2 head shot high resolution photos and another picture of choice (at least 1 photo must be in colour)

Upon completion of the nomination process, an email will be sent to the email address you (the nominator) provided; your nominee will also be notified.

**Nomination is based solely on nominee’s CV and supporting documentation, and NOT on the number of nominations we receive. 

*** Only complete nominations will be considered

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