Reach Society

Building Connections
A member of the Council of Leaders, The COL
A member of Fair Education Alliance, The FEA

Reach Society News

2018 Recognition Awards & MBC Celebration Report
On Saturday, 20 October, in Russell Square, a capacity audience of 260 guests attended Reach Society's 7th Recognition Awards and 70th anniversary celebration of the modern Black community (or MBC) in the UK.
Durham University and Reach Society
Supported Progression Summer School 2018
Reach Society has invited Durham University to showcase the benefits of its innovative summer school to talented young people in the Black community. 
2018 Careers Conference Report

On Tuesday, 4th April, Reach Society once again showcased talent in the Black community in its 7th Careers Conference. The climax of the day was the announcement of the second full scholarship for a British young man of Caribbean background seeking entry to Brunel University London in September 2018; and the new summer internship at Grace Foods for a British young woman, of the same background, who is studying at Brunel University. 

Forthcoming Events

  • 25/01/2019 6.30pm - Networking Conversation (at Palestra House, TfL)
  • 22/02/2019 6.30pm - Networking Conversation (at Palestra House)
  • 29/03/2019 6.30pm - Networking Conversation (at Brunel University)
  • 09/04/2019 10.00 - The 8th 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
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Events

The scheduled events are given below

  • Fri 25 Jan 6.30pm - Networking Conversation (at Palestra House, TfL)
    TfL, 197 Blackfriars Road, Southwark, SE1 8NJ
  • Fri 22 Feb 6.30pm - Networking Conversation (at Palestra House)
    197 Blackfriars Road, Southwark, SE1 8NJ 
  • Fri 29 Mar 6.30pm - Networking Conversation (at Brunel University)
    Uxbridge Campus, Kingston Lane, Uxbridge, UBB 3PH
  • Tue 09 Apr 10.00 - The 8th Careers Conference (Russell Square, London)
    Another opportunity for young people, aged 14 plus, to be inspired by scores of professionals in the Black community and dozens of employers.
  • Fri 26 Apr 6.30pm - Networking Conversation (at Palestra House, TfL)
    197 Blackfriars Road, Southwark, SE1 8NJ
  • Wed 29 May 10.00am - Leicester Employability Day (at University of Leicester campus)
    This is an opportunity for young people, age 10 plus, and their parents to interact with professionals in the Black community and local employers.  
  • Fri 31 May 6.30pm - Networking Conversation (at Palestra House)
    197 Blackfriars Road, Southwark, SE1 8NJ
  • Fri 28 Jun 6.30pm - Networking Conversation (at Palestra House)
    197 Blackfriars Road, Southwark, SE1 8NJ
  • Fri 26 Jul 6.30pm - Networking Conversation (at Palestra House)
    197 Blackfriars Road, Southwark, SE1 8NJ
  • Fri 27 Sep 6.30pm - Networking Conversation (at Palestra House)
    197 Blackfriars Road, Southwark, SE1 8NJ
  • Sat 19 Oct 7.30pm - 8th Recognition Awards Dinner
    Venue tbc
  • Fri 25 Oct 6.30pm - Networking Conversation (at Palestra House, TfL)
    197 Blackfriars Road, Southwark, SE1 8NJ
  • Fri 29 Nov 6.30pm - Networking Conversation (at Palestra House)
    197 Blackfriars Road, Southwark, SE1 8NJ