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Our Aims

Descendants main aims are to create an environment where young people primarily of African and Caribbean descent can learn to appreciate each others cultures and traditions, to instil in them a sense of identity and develop a true sense of pride in their heritage.

Our Motto


"Education is our right. We strive for excellence. We are talented, ambitious and gifted young people. We aim for the sky. With your support and help we will achieve our full potential."

1993-2013 Celebrating 20 years of working to inspire, mentor and uplift children and young people.

Dr John Roberts CBE QC 11th Annual Achievement Awards

Nomination forms available to download here.

New Project

Inspirational Women 2015

Descendants - The Book

Now available to buy on-line. More information here