Welcome to the
Southwark Black Parents Forum CIC

Established in 2020. Empowering Southwark’s African & Caribbean Parents, Guardians and Carers.

Our Purpose

SBPF comprises a multi-disciplinary team of African and Caribbean Volunteer Staff with cultural competencies and skills to deliver a range of services and projects in the areas of:

• Education
• Health
• Communities
• Heritage

Our purpose is to provide information, support and guidance to African and Caribbean parents in Southwark, in order to highlight the important ways parents, guardians and carers can have active involvement in their children’s education and schooling.

Our Objectives


Opportunity & Provision

To give African and Caribbean parents, guardians and carers in the community the chance to have their say on how services are provided by public bodies and organisations locally, and to raise other matters of local concern.


Self Esteem

To promote high global
self-esteem of African and Caribbean children, parents, guardians and carers.



To ensure that advice, guidance and information is provided in the most accessible ways.



To empower African and Caribbean parents, guardians and carers in their ability to become actively involved in local communities and schools.

Our Events

Akwasidae Festival 2024

@ Camberwell Green Park & Gardens
London SE5 7AA
Sunday 28.07.2024 | 12pm - 6pm

More Vim! More Life! Dulwich

@Ketra Community Hall
Seeley Drive, Kingswood Estate,
Dulwich SE21 8QW
Wednesdays - 10.07.2024 - 07.08.2024 | 4pm

Planning & Regeneration

@Peckham Levels
95 Rye Lane, Peckam SE15 4ST
Saturday 15.06.2024 | 1pm - 4pm

More Vim! More Life!
Family Fitness Day

@Faraday Gardens
Walworth, London SE17 2HQ
Saturday 08.06.2024 | 12pm - 5pm

More Vim! More Life!

@The Pensioners Hall
1 Grimsel Path, Camberwell SE5 0TB

Tuesdays - 23.04.2024 - 28.05.2024

Engagement With You

@The Trunk
3 Bodley Way, Walworth
London SE17 1FN

Should Black People Vote

Tustin Community Association Residents Hall
Windermere Point, Tustin Estate, Old Kent Road
London SE15 1DY

West Africa & War​

@ Southwark Heritage Centre
147 Walworth Rd, London SE17 1RW


West Africa & War​

@ Dulwich Picture Gallery
Gallery Road, Dulwich, London SE21 7AD

07.10.2023 & 08.10.2023

Akwasidae Festival 2023

@ Camberwell Green Park & Gardens


Local Career Opportunities

@ The Trunk
3 Bodley Way, London SE17 1FN


More Vim! More Life!

@ Jack Hobbs Club - 10.06.2023
@ Pasely Park - 17.06.2023

Elusive Opportunities

@ Lettsom TRA Community Hall
114 Vestry Road London SE5 8PQ


Care & Cohesion

The True Value of Community Safety and Social Wellbeing @Rachel Leigh Hall


The Cost of Living Crisis

Coping Strategies for our Overall Wellbeing
@ Hollydale Primary School


A Seat at the Table

Black Representation in British Politics
@ 231 Old Kent Road

29 & 30.10.2022

An Issue of Trusts

The Education White Paper Debate
@ Jack Hobbs Club


The Southwark Black Parents Forum Official Launch Event

@ Elimhouse CAS


Our Team


Tyreece Asamoah

Tyreece Asamoah is one of SBPF’s 3 directors, also taking on the role of Event Lead.

From a young age he has been involved in grassroots community organising, learning how the likes of Black Thrive and Ubele impact community.

As an author, Tyreece’s accolades include:

– Youngest winner of Genesis Poetry Slam
– Author of published poetry with the New Dulwich Poets.
– Featured Poet – Nationwide Building Society TV Campaign (2017 – 2018)
– Winner of the ‘Best Essay Worldwide’ – The Annual Essay Contest for Children and Young People of African Descent (2010)

As an experienced creative and marketer, Tyreece loves producing thoughtful as well as eyecatching content which engages the public.  His experience in the world of marketing includes Underworld Television, as well as Starcom Worldwide where he managed client accounts for the likes of Duracell, Heinz, Airbnb and Visa.

As of 2022, Tyreece sits on the Old Kent Road Regeneration Board whilst also honing his tenacity and leadership skills on rugby pitches around the South of England.

Tanya Prendergast

Tanya Prendergast is the founder of Bidii – a company focused on the health and well-being of the Black African and Carribbean community. Launched in 2009, Bidii started as a blog and has now branched out with its own publication, as well as B-Uzuri – a fitness and well-being platform and app for Black women.

With a strong professional background in IT, combined with a lifelong interest in fitness, Tanya brings a wealth of experience to SBPF in the way of workshops and connections with Black medical professionals, fitness and wellness practitioners from the UK and beyond.

Focusing on community work, empowering others to see health and wellness as a necessity, continues to be the foundation of Tanya’s endeavours in an effort to ensure collective prosperity, health and wellbeing.

Andrew Eke

Andrew Eke brings his experience as former Director of Southwark Group of Tenants Organisation (SGTO), as well as his many years of experience gained from working with disadvantaged communities, to his leadership role within the Southwark Black Parents Forum.

Achievements So Far!


Events Across Southwark


Featured Stall Holders


Families Helped since our launch


Minimum Attendees Across Our Events


Collaborative Partners

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