Black and Black British people account for 3% of the U.K’s population; however out of these, 12% are in prisons and 25% are young black males who are unemployed.
Young black adults despite their potential have limited access to the necessary tools and resources they need in order to live up to their capacity and build a better sustainable tomorrow. As a result, most become involved in all manner of vices with the hope for a better tomorrow but rarely does that become a reality. Our vision is to help a rising generation of black leaders
I believe the root cause of this is a lack of quality mentorship thus resulting in high crime rates and severe deprivation. Our youth have become easy targets and have subsequently been initiated and introduced to gang culture,
The impact of this on the community and wider society is enormous. The effect on parents and families is destructive and prolific because young lives are wasted and destroyed. This is something I see daily as I travel around the UK.
The Purpose of Spac Nation Foundation
“SPAC Nation Foundation was created; to Inspire, Propel and Mobilise a new generation of young leaders”
It is based on this that the SPAC Nation Foundation was created; to Inspire, Propel and Mobilise a new generation of young leaders who play a full and active role in their social, economic and political remits.
With that being said, the model did not start as a foundation; rather we started simply by believing in these young dreamers. I personally saw promising young black men who came from challenging homes, took them in and mentored them without any support or funding from the Government. Not only that, I have continuously invested in their
Those whom I initially mentored are now supporting others through the”lift as we rise” and as such we have been able to invest a further £2 million into 68 viable businesses. We have since seen outstanding results without having received any funding from government
Many people ask me time and time again “Why?” and I can only respond with what I’ve observed over the years
It is on this note that I invite you to join me to change the world, one young person at a time. “Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him and his community for a lifetime”