Reach Society

Building Connections
Founded in 2010
A member of the Council of Leaders, The COL
A member of Fair Education Alliance, The FEA

Reach Society News

2019 Recognition Awards

On Saturday, 19 October, in Kensington a capacity audience of roughly 200 guests attended Reach Society's 8th Recognition Awards dinner. 

30 New Scholarships for British African Caribbean Students

The University of Glasgow's reparative justice programme will transform lives in the Black community.

The first project emerging from the collaboration between the University of Glasgow and Reach Society is the James McCune Smith Scholarships for British students of African Caribbean background who are admitted to undergraduate degree courses in 2019.

Employability Day in Leicester, 29 May
Young people, aged 10 to19, in Leicester and nearby areas, and their parents and carers, had the opportunity to gain invaluable information, advice and guidance from roughly two dozen professionals, from the local Black community, and slightly more than two dozen local employers, large and small, at the first Employability Day held on 29 May 2019, on the campus of the University of Leicester.

Forthcoming Events

  • 29/11/2019 6.30pm - 10th Year Networking Conversation (at Palestra House)
  • 31/01/2020 6.30pm - 10th Year Networking Conversation (at Palestra House)
  • 28/02/2020 6.30pm - 10th Year Networking Conversation (at Palestra House)
  • 27/03/2020 6.30pm - 10th Year Networking Conversation (at Palestra House tbc)
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 29 Nov 6.30pm - 10th Year Networking Conversation (at Palestra House)
    197 Blackfriars Road, Southwark, SE1 8NJ. Building amity since 2010 and finding solutions to issues of the day.
  • Fri 31 Jan 6.30pm - 10th Year Networking Conversation (at Palestra House)
    197 Blackfriars Road, Southwark, SE1 8NJ. Building amity since 2010 and finding solutions to issues of the day.
  • Fri 28 Feb 6.30pm - 10th Year Networking Conversation (at Palestra House)
    197 Blackfriars Road, Southwark, SE1 8NJ.                                                                                                                Building amity since 2010 and finding solutions to issues of the day.
  • Fri 27 Mar 6.30pm - 10th Year Networking Conversation (at Palestra House tbc)
    197 Blackfriars Road, Southwark, SE1 8NJ. Building amity since 2010 and finding solutions to issues of the day.
  • Tue 07 Apr 10.00am - 9th Careers Conference (Russell Square)
    An event in which young people are inspired by Black professionals
  • Fri 24 Apr 6.30pm - 10th Year Networking Conversation (at Palestra House tbc)
    197 Blackfriars Road, Southwark, SE1 8NJ. Building amity since 2010 and finding solutions to issues of the day.
  • Fri 29 May 6.30pm - 10th Year Networking Conversation (at Palestra House tbc)
    197 Blackfriars Road, Southwark, SE1 8NJ. Building amity since 2010 and finding solutions to issues of the day.
  • Fri 26 Jun 6.30pm - 10th Year Networking Conversation (at Palestra House tbc)
    197 Blackfriars Road, Southwark, SE1 8NJ. Building amity since 2010 and finding solutions to issues of the day.
  • Fri 31 Jul 6.30pm - 10th Year Networking Conversation (at Palestra House tbc)
    Blackfriars Road, Southwark, SE1 8NJ. Building amity since 2010 and finding solutions to issues of the day. 
  • Fri 25 Sep 6.30pm - 10th Year Networking Conversation (at Palestra House tbc)
    Blackfriars Road, Southwark, SE1 8NJ. Building amity since 2010 and finding solutions to issues of the day.
  • Fri 30 Oct 6.30pm - 10th Year Networking Conversation (at Palestra House tbc)
    197 Blackfriars Road, Southwark, SE1 8NJ. Building amity since 2010 and finding solutions to issues of the day.
  • Sat 31 Oct 7.30pm - 10th Anniversary Celebration and Awards Dinner (Venue tbc)
    Celebrating 10 years of inspiring young people and recognising professionals and corporates for their support. Host - Professor Sir Geoff Palmer