The Anti-Tribalism Movement is a non-profit organisation committed to tackling tribalism and promoting fairer and more equitable societies.

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What we do

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  • The latest governance brief from @somalipubagenda addresses the operational challenges of current electoral models and clan dynamics for the 2021 elections. 🗳
  • Well done to the communities in Herale & Hurshe and @zamzamsom for this commitment to peace. 👏🏾
  • 🚨 Must watch for all #Somali families in the UK. Particularly those with elder family members living with them. We’ll be tuning in to get all the facts, will you?
  • We are saddened to hear of Dr. Abdulkadir Ali Boolaay's death. Our thoughts go out to his family and friends. He was an outstanding figure in #Somalia's struggle to independence during the 1940s, 50’s and 60’s. He will remain a constant source of pride and inspiration for many.
  • This year, we’re celebrating 10 years of advocating tolerance and inclusivity, bringing diverse groups together, and empowering young people to create real change in their communities. The journey doesn’t end here – read more:
  • Badbaadi naftaada iyo Tan Dadka kale 🙏🏾 #COVID19 #Kahortaggacovid19so
  • Allaha u naxariisto Ra'iisul wasaarihii hore ee Soomaaliya Nuur Cadde oo ku geeriyooday magaalada London. Nuur cadde ayaa soo noqday Ra’iisul Wasaare sanadihii 2007-2009 — Kaalin aan la halmaami karin ayuu ka soo qaatay dib uheshiisiinta iyo nabadaynta umadda Soomaaliyeed.
  • Inaalilahi wa ina ilayhin rajioon. We are saddened by the death of former Somali Prime Minister Nuur Cadde. Cadde was a statesman integral to Somalia’s peace building story and an avid supporter of ATM. Our thoughts and prayers are with his friends, families and colleagues.
  • Horrifying news from #Garowe. Our sincere condolences to his loved ones during this difficult time & prayers for a speedy recovery for all those injured. We will NEVER be cowed by terrorism & we must continue to stand united against this evil ideology. #Somalia
  • Guidelines set by the government during the COVID-19 outbreak. Let’s all follow the rules, stay at home and protect the NHS 🙏🏾
  • 🚨 Now is the time for us all to do our bit to keep one another safe. 🏠 ATM House will be closed until further notice. 👉🏾 Here’s how we’re coping with COVID-19. #InThisTogether
  • Great informative video with 7 ways to prevent Coronavirus in Somali. #KaHortaggaCOVID19SO
  • Happy International Women’s Day ~ Maalinta Haweenka Adduunka! 🌍 No country can ever truly flourish if it stifles the potential of its women and deprives itself of the contributions of half its citizens.’ - @MichelleObama #IWD2020 #EachForEqual
  • 💫 We attended the Fifth AnnualFinale Dinner with @SYFIofficial! 📇 Our latest blog explores how civil society can engage grassroots youth initiatives like SYFI to promote shared goals. #SYFIFinale2020 @UNHCRSom @UNHCRUK @AMB_Affey @Africanrelieffu
  • 🚨 OPPORTUNITY ALERT 🚨 If you are a young person who wants to develop leadership skills and gain support on navigating you future, sign up for Lead and Be Led! You don't want to miss out on an amazing opportunity 🙌🏾 👉🏾 Click the link to sign up:
  • The award for ‘Best Collaborator’ goes to @StreetDoctors! 🤝 ⁣ The 2020 Awards celebrate organisations & young leaders who are building positive futures for young people at risk. 🏆 @London_cf ⁣@Bishara85 @Citibank #LondonImpactAwards
  • Our Senior Operations Manager @Bishara85 will be awarding the Best Collaboration award tonight for @London_cf #LondonImpactAwards 👏🏾
  • We spent some time at the @ArkSchools to share ways forward for effective schools-community partnerships in the education sector.📚 Panellists: @youngh_f @Iamfidow @ArkSwiftPrimary @IntoUniversity
  • Make sure you get tickets to the final showcase for the @The_verseclub !
  • Waa muhiim doorka dhalinyaradu ka qaadato, la dagaalanka arrimaha bulshada kala geeya sida qabyaalada.
  • Today, we held a small meeting with UN envoy James Swan focusing on the 2021 elections in #Somalia. Members of the #Somali diaspora representing young people, academics, women, marginalised groups and civil society. @UNSomalia #SomaliaDecides
  • Tomorrow, @UNSomalia SRSG to #somalia, James Swan will be discussing the 2021 Somali General Elections. Send us any questions you may have for him! #Somaliadecides
  • Well done to Munira, a Taekwondo star breaking barriers one kick at a time! @jawaabs @Fadumo_oo
  • It’s been a remarkable 10 years for the Anti-Tribalism Movement. Read this special piece by our staff to mark a decade of our work. #ATMis10
  • Today marks our 10 year anniversary at the Anti-Tribalism Movement. 🎉 Thank you to all of our supporters and beneficiaries who have been a part of the movement. We are truly grateful for everyone’s commitment and loyalty to us. 🙏🏾 #AtmIs10
  • “Civil society groups respond to the needs of their users first. The intersectionality of our users exposes them to racially-driven hostilities. Today’s launch is a direct response to their needs and ours at the local level.” - Director @adammatan #SharedEndeavourFund
  • Today, the @MayorofLondon launches the #SharedEndeavourFund to support civil society groups like ATM who advocate for cohesive societies. We’ve worked with the Mayor closely on initiatives to counter hate in our capital city #London.
  • We will be participating in this event with @SOASSomaliSoc on the development and history of #Somalia. Comment below with questions/ideas for the panellists. 🗣
  • To all of our supporters, We would like to take this moment to wish you a Happy New Year. Our work over the last decade would be inpossible without your unwavering support. Here’s to celebrating our 10 year anniv in 2020 & continuing the movement for another decade & beyond!
  • Inaalilahi wa ina ilayhin rajioon. Innocent civilians have been killed this morning in a merciless terrorist attack in Somalia’s capital city of #Mogadishu We stand in solidarity with the victims, their families as well the emergency services who are fighting to save lives.
  • We’re marking #16dayofactivism against gender-based violence with Centre for Women’s Global Health @RCObsGyn 🧬 @Bishara85 says our #justice system needs to be better equipped to support victims & survivors. ⚖️ Panellists: @consideredview @LeylaHussein @SoSowemimo 👥
  • We’re at the #3rdNEPF2019 with reps from govt, civil society & business to assess the state of the #Somali Economy. Countering corruption is key for shared prosperity and sustained security. @adammatan will share how promoting social cohesion will underpin Somali development.
  • Meet our very own #NationofPoets Last week, we held a live poetry showcase. The Verse Club project promotes voices of young #Muslims in wider society through the arts. 🎭 Read how we’re strengthening voices with our partners @weareamal:
  • We are having a private event with @tellingthereal on ‘the truth about migration’. Date: 6th December 2019. Time: 1-4 PM This is a private event however if you're in London on the 6th, Dec and would like to attend this event please email #UNHCR
  • Join us on the 27th of November at SOAS University for our second Open-Minded Debate, where we will be discussing how British-Somali young people can engage in leadership roles on both a social and political scale. Grab your tickets now!
  • We have learned, with profound sadness, of the untimely death of Almaas Elman. The entire staff and trustees of Anti-Tribalism Movement offer our deepest condolences to her beloved family at this very sad time. @ElmanPeaceHRC @IlwadElman #Somalia
  • Mid Baan Nahay (We Are One) tells the story of two second-generation young British-Somalis making sense of their rich heritage and multiple identities. Thanks to our partners: @JohnLyonCharity @Media_Trust, & Solaris2 Media. Watch the full film here: [
  • Presentation from @teresicchi on the Right to Adequate Housing 🏠 @UNHABITAT @DSUBenadir @MogTechSummit #MTS2019 #MogHousing
  • We’re back for the second day of the @MogTechSummit! Today kicks off with a panel on the Right to Adequate Housing. #MTS2019 #MogHousing 🏠
  • Panel discussion begins now on Increasing Food Production Through Innovation and Technology. 🌾🍊 @MogTechSummit #MTS2019
  • 🔖 We will be tweeting live from the coolest tech summit of the year... the @MogTechSummit! 🎥 Watch the summit live at: #MTS2019
  • 'Jewish Community Helps Re-Build Somali Centre Destroyed In Hate.' What an inspiring & powerful response to hate crime! To read more please see our blog here Congrats to everyone involved in this project. @FinchleyReform @rabbidavidmason @RabbiWittenberg
  • ATM will be joining social innovators for the 2nd annual @MogTechSummit in #Mogadishu between the 18th-21st November! 📢 🔖🗣 Find out how you can attend or join the conversation at: #MTS2019
  • 🗣 The Winter Series of our Open-Minded Debate opened last night with screenings of our film ‘Mid Baan Nahay’ and ‘Qab iyo iil’ (@RiyoFilms) in honour of #BlackHistoryMonth ⁣ 🎥 Mid Baan Nahay will be available on Youtube soon! #WeAreOne #OpenMindedDebate
  • We are saddened by the large scale destruction caused in #Beledweyne by the floods. Our thoughts & prayers are with the people who have been affected by this natural disaster. We urge everyone who can to participate in relief efforts. #GurmadkaFatahaada
  • Last week, our young leaders hosted their social action project to encourage youth voices in business, education, criminal justice, housing and NHS. Read about it here on our blog: #YoungLeaders #LetsGoPublic
  • Please join us on Wednesday 30th October at Kings College London for the film premiere of our short-film “Mid Baan Nahay”. Get your tickets via @eventbrite now! Made possible by support and partnership from... @Media_Trust @JohnLyonCharity @SolarisTwo
  • Congratulations to @SomaliWeekFest for its 11th year of events! Somali Week is a key point of access for #Somalis & non-Somalis alike. Through decades of fascinating discussions, authentic Somali narratives have captured the hearts & minds of Somalis around the world. #SomaliWeek
  • 🗣 Join us on 30th October at @KingsCollegeLon for a special screening and panel discussion on the Somali experience as part of #BlackHistoryMonth2019 🎫 Don’t miss out get your tickets here now:
  • Today we were at Lyric Square, #Hammersmith participating in National Hate Crime Awareness Week. The number of hate crimes reported to police has more than doubled in 2018-19. Find out more about what we do at: #NationalHateCrimeAwarenessWeek
  • What is the impact of clan wars on fragile nomadic communities? Qab iyo Cil” or “Pride and Enmity” from @riyofilms explores themes of war, community and nomadic life in #Somalia It’s star actor is renowned Somali journalist Ahmed Hassan Cawke.
  • Huge congratulations to these young women, who return as #Taekwondo silver medallist’s, after competing at the #Riga Open!
  • Are you aged 18-25 and living in London? Come along to our event organised by our amazing young people, on the 21st October at @InventionRooms! Places are limited so get your ticket here NOW:
  • Do you think you have what it takes to be a young leader? After successfully working with 60 young leaders, we are relaunching our Lead and Be Led leadership programme.
  • Thank you @imperialcollege White City campus for inviting us to be part of your new academic strategy consultation. We’re pleased to participate and engage with the university as part of the local community in @LBHF. #ImperialCollege #WhiteCity
  • 🔖 We’re at LSE University tonight for a special lecture hosted by @LSEMarshall on Social #Integration and #Inequality. 👥 Special guests speakers are Mayor of London @SadiqKhan and author of “Brit(ish) @afuahirsch @LSEpublicevents #LSELondon
  • Fantastic opportunity for local young people - Interested? Please get in touch with Cinzia at
  • We were delighted to facilitate the premiere screening of 'Isfahan’ movie last Friday. The movie was written, filmed and produced by young Somalis. Thanks to @priya_Pallan from @imperialcollege for their generous partnership.
  • Thank you to all those who joined us last night to remember the late Mayor of #Mogadishu Abdirahman Osman... including our very own Mayor of #London. @SadiqKhan #RememberingYarisow
  • We welcome Eng Yarisow’s Mahamed Osman @1MohamedOmar my father was a champion in fighting violent extremism, my father was at the forefront for helping people in IDP’s , London and Mogadishu were his 1st homes, #RememberingYarisow.
  • Here today is Dr Hassan Jama to share with us the impact on violent extremism, civil war and tribalism. “These ideologies are toxic, we must create counter narrrative initiatives, we need to fight back in unison” #RemeberingYarisow

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