Reach Society

Building Connections

Forthcoming Events

  • 28/07/2017 6.30pm - Networking Conversation (at the Meeting Place)
  • 29/09/2017 6.30pm - Networking Conversation (at the Meeting Place)
  • 21/10/2017 7.30pm - 6th Recognition Awards Dinner and Queen's Award Celebration - guest speakers Rene Carayol, MBE, Inspired Leaders Network, CEO and Prof. William Leahy, Deputy VC, Brunel University London
  • 27/10/2017 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

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.

 

Reach Society has been recognised for developing equal and inclusive workplaces for Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) employees by being Highly Commended in the Future Workforce Award category at the Business in the Community Race Equality Awards 2016

 

Ofqual regulates qualifications and examinations in England. It ensures high standards and public confidence in the qualifications system.  It is independent and reports directly to Parliament.
Reach Society has been recognised for its commitment to increasing Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) representation in the workplace by being named as a Finalist in the Future Workforce Award category at the Business in the Community Race Equality Awards 2016.
Action Recruitment is an innovative recruitment agency established to support young black men, aged 16 to 24, into sustainable employment or apprenticeship training.