Attending Schomburg Centre For Research In Black Culture
was a timely reminder that we as a community must learn from the past and learning from your mistakes does not happen automatically—it requires thinking and reflection. We must continue to work to make changes and improve the lives of societies most marginalised.
We completed the Careers and Barriers Workshop with the Year 11 Pupils at Goffs-Church Gate. They were very enthusiastic and engaged exceptionally well. Thank you to Miss Anisa Bajraktari for organising the workshop. I look forward to the next workshop.
Chasing Prospects were invited to Career Ear's workshop on the future of technology and the impact it is likely to have on the future generation. How does technology affect employment and employability and how do we create a sphere where technology enables rather than impedes the
We had the opportunity to go to the local park to complete some return to school safety workshops for the children in the local park and help them understand the impact of crime on future employment and career prospects.
We had the opportunity to attend the Charity Gala held by our partners Bettering Education. It was a night of celebration, education and inspiration. There is plenty more collaborations between Chasing Prospects and Bettering Education coming soon!
We love sharing some of the great business' in our community. We went to The Voice Black Business Fair and came across some excellent black entrepreneurs, authors, designers, artist and future Chasing Prospects collaborators.
We decided to produce leaflets as part of our long term strategy aimed at attracting new partners and reaching our young people. We need the community to understand that our organisation aims to promote the rights, strengths and well being of young people, families and communities.
Yesterday I was privileged to be invited to the 19th Anniversary of Damilola Taylor's death. The event was marked by the launch of the Year of Hope Event. It was a collection of youth focused organisations coming together to collectively tackle the issues our young people are facing.
Laveane one of our Career Advocates at Chasing Prospects co-facilitated a community pop-up workshop with the young men. It was an opportunity for the young people to discuss her journey to becoming an Architect. It was a thoroughly enjoyable session and the feedback was extremely positive from all the young people tha...
Chasing Prospects Branding 101 was a great success. Our young people learnt a huge amount about social media, branding, marketing and entrepreneurship. The young people put some interesting questions to our panel and got some practical and excellent insight in return.
There was also an opportunity for our young people t...