Reach Society

Building Connections

Forthcoming Events

  • 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)
  • 24/11/2017 6.30pm - Networking Conversation (at the Meeting Place)
  • 04/04/2018 10.00 am - 7th Careers Conference (Russell Square, London)
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

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.
On Tuesday, 5th April, Reach Society made history. It was the day when Reach Society broke through the 1,000 barrier by having more than 1,050 participants involved in its 5th Careers Conference - the vast majority of whom were young people aged 14 to 24.

The author, abolitionist and humanitarian, Harriet Tubman said:

"Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world."

Reach Society have awarded their first scholarship, allowing student Demani Jules-Carbon the opportunity to read International Football Business at UCFB.

On 23 October Reach Society rolled out a Careers Day event for Grinling Gibbons Primary School in Lewisham. 

Demani Jules-Carbon, a UCFB undergraduate, was honoured for winning the UCFB Reach Society full scholarship (worth £27,000 over 3 years); 

What forms the cornerstone or bedrock of the Black British Community?

“Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek”.President Barack Obama

At Thames Water we recognise that it is our people that are at the heart of our business. To help us succeed in our next steps as an organisation, we need a range of new skills and capabilities.