Reach Society

Building Connections

Forthcoming Events

  • 24/11/2017 6.30pm - Networking Conversation (at the Meeting Place)
  • 07/12/2017 01.00pm - Patrons Luncheon
  • 26/01/2018 6.30pm - Networking Conversation - Venue: Black Cultural Archives, Brixton Square, SW2 1EF
  • 23/02/2018 6.30pm - Networking Conversation (at the Meeting Place)
The main objectives of the networking programme in the Reach Society are to generate amity between Black professional men.
Representation ImageThe representation programme: Connects Reach Society role models with young people, and in particular Black boys and young Black men, to inspire them;
Recognition AwardsThere are two sets of recognition awards - one for self development, which will be awarded to children and young adults; and the other for extra-ordinary contributions and long service to Reach Society.

 

Lloyds Bank Community Fund, 2012 Regional Winner
City & Islington College, 2014 Community Partner
BITC Race Equality Award, 2016 Highly Commended Award Winner

Reach Society News

On Saturday, 21 October, more than 220 guests at Reach Society's 6th Recognition Awards celebrated the Society’s national honour, The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service or QAVS (which is also known as the MBE for volunteer groups) which was won last June. This was a historic achievement because Reach Society became the first social enterprise, led by a team of male professionals in the Black community, to win this national honour.
Over the last few months, I've been planting my "SPIKE" seeds wherever I go around the globe, whether it be in schools, SMEs, large corporations, with entrepreneurs, MBA students and now I'm starting to hear quiet rumbles 'what is Spike, who is Spike, where can I find these Spikes?'
Pulling into Waverley train station in Edinburgh signalled the arrival of Reach Society in Scotland. The name of this station is also the title of the first novel by Sir Walter Scott, reputed to be the William Shakespeare of Scotland; and it is fitting that just 3 minutes’ walk away is a very large statue of him within the Scott monument.
Bestselling memoirs of Professor Dame Elizabeth Nneka Anionwu, DBE CBE FRCN PhD, Emeritus Professor of Nursing, University of West London.
Reach Society is honoured and delighted to receive the Queen's Award for Voluntary Service (which is the MBE for volunteer groups). Everyone on the Society's management team is proud of the recognition this national award has bestowed on the Society for its work with young people.

On Tuesday, 4th April, Reach Society launched a full scholarship for a British young man of Caribbean background seeking entry to Brunel University London in September 2017.

On Wednesday, 5th April, the Church Urban Fund (or CUF) awarded a grant of £5,000 to the Wesleyan Holiness Church and the Foundation for Reach Society.

Grace Foods UK, the UK’s leading supplier of Caribbean food and drink, is marking its 10th anniversary by announcing a collaborative scholarship with Brunel University London. 

Emeritus Professor Sir Geoff Palmer hosted the first series of talks entitled: "Meet a famous scientist," at Reach Society's 4th Employability Day on Friday, 27 January, at City and Islington College.

On Saturday, 15 October, the 172 guests at Reach Society's 5th Recognition Awards listened to Kenneth Olisa, OBE, Lord-Lieutenant of Greater London who congratulated the professionals and corporates for supporting the Society’s inspirational programme for young people; he also stressed the importance of persistence as a key ingredient for success in life.