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

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  • The 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games begin today in Japan. Two athletes @somaliboxer and Hassan Ali Idow will compete in #Somalia’s team this year. We wish both of them the best of luck and hope they make us proud. #Tokyo2020 #OlympicGames
  • 📝NEW BLOG POST 👇🏾Read about regeneration and planning related issues in London, its impact on BAME communities and the ways we're helping those who are most vulnerable to these changes. #regeneration #housing
  • From all of us at the ATM, wishing a blessed Eid-Ul-Adha Mubarak to all Muslims around the world. Eid-Ul-Adha Mubarak Ciid Wanaagsan عيد مبارك
  • On Saturday, we held a roundtable event to encourage dialogue with the help of @YouthFuturesUK. We held discussions surrounding ways to mend the relationship between young people and the police. Well done to everyone who took part! 👏
  • Today, we honour the memory of Madiba for relentlessly striving to uphold the values of human rights and dignity for all. We also regret at the current events unfolding in #SouthAfrica. Xenophobia, tribalism and disorder has no place in modern politics. #MandelaDay #Madiba
  • 📝NEW BLOG POST 👇🏾We are committed to ensuring our Fellowship reaches the most vulnerable. Click below to read about our latest scholarship aimed at the students of Baidoa, Somalia. #ATMFellowship #WorldYouthSkillsDay
  • Donate to a great cause: In celebration of World Youth Skills Day; we’d like to remind you about the ATM Fellowship scholarship programme designed to give young students from marginalised clans a head start in life.   Donate here ➡️ #WorldYouthSkillsDay
  • The civil society report to the @UN by @RunnymedeTrust is available to read in full here: As one of the signatories, we have contributed on the issue of housing, particularly the challenges faced by grassroots communities which is very real on the ground.
  • ATM Fellowship 2021 lands in Baidoa, Somalia! We are providing students a full 3-year scholarship to study at the University of Southern Somalia. We need your help! A small donation will make sure these deserving students get their degrees: ➡️➡️
  • Can you imagine a world free from discrimination? 🎓We are excited to announce that ATM will now undertake a pilot programme in Somalia aimed to support students to complete a 3-year undergraduate programme at USS in Somalia. Find out more here:
  • 🚨Our Lead and Be Led Cohort kicked off this week! We had our first workshop - take a look at some of the content we explored with our young people! 🤔What does social action mean to you?
  • 👀 Are you a young person aged 16-24? We are conducting research on the impact of COVID-19 on young people across London and would highly appreciate your contribution. Click here:
  • Reminder ‼️ We are still looking for BAME residents across London (particularly women) to be trained as part of our housing champions programme! Deadline: 6th August! Fill out the form below👇🏾👇🏾
  • SAVAH, our new dedicated Hate Crime service, presents a Hate Crime workshop aimed towards educating victims and organisations on the support services available and the courses one can take to seek justice. Date is to be confirmed so follow to keep up to date! #hatecrime
  • Great opportunity for the Somali community to get vaccinated! Visit Westfield Stratford this weekend with Somali vaccine administrators 💉@HealtogetherCic #COVID19
  • Congratulations to @suldaansaid to becoming the first Somali Finnish MP! 👏🏾 Read our blog “Victory in Finland!” here 👉🏾
  • New office means our walls are bare! We would love to cover our office in artwork made by members of our community.🎨 If you would like your work to be showcased at Culture House send us an email at 🖌️
  • This month's newsletter includes: 👩🏾‍🏫 Volunteer and Refugee Week roundup 🙋🏾‍♀️ New Lead and Be Led cohort begins 🏡 ATM’s Community Housing Champions programme 🏃🏾 New Kickstart members && much more! Make sure you're signed up here! ->
  • 💻 Reconsidering Somali culture and governance through the lens of its literature and diaspora will be Professor Ali Jimale Ahmed! He is a member of ATM's steering committee for the ATM Fellowship programme set to launch in September 2021. Register here:
  • In ATM’s Community Housing Champions programme, we provide training, capacity building and advocacy to empower local residents to engage with housing regeneration and planning policy and processes. Fill out the form at to get involved!
  • 📝NEW BLOG POST It is our view that addressing prior existing challenges while combining support and policy attention to new challenges, will make the difference in the overall recovery from the pandemic for our community. Read more here:
  • 👊🏾SAVAH - Supporting and Advocating for Victims Against Hate is our new dedicated hate crime service. If you have been a victim of a hate crime, please get in touch with us at: 📧 📞07852176798 @hatecrimeatm #hatecrime #somali #victimsupport
  • 📝 It is now more crucial than ever before, to address and end conflict-related sexual violence. Read more👇🏾
  • 📝As Refugee Week comes to an end, take a look at the roundup of stories we have chosen to highlight this year in the link below: #RefugeeWeek #RefugeeWeek2021
  • Since fleeing the Somali Civil War as a teenager, Adam Matan has accrued a number of impressive awards and achievements. Not only is he the founder of ATM, he became the first ever British-Somali to be appointed an OBE from the British Royal Family. #REFUGEEWEEK2021 #REFUGEEWEEK
  • 📣LONDON/CARDIFF SOMALI PARTICIPANTS NEEDED📣 If you are Somali and live in London and Cardiff, please consider taking part in this study looking at the financial impact of Covid 19 on our community! Surveys ⤵️ English Somali
  • Halima has brought conversations on fashion and modesty to the forefront; including the sacrifices and decisions one must take as a successful black muslim woman. #REFUGEEWEEK2021 #REFUGEEWEEK
  • We’re delighted to participate and share our work with the Syrian diaspora community. We discussed and shared our vision and mission thanks to @CommonPurpose for connecting us with these leaders!
  • As part of Refugee Week, we are highlighting @hm_hashi and his extraordinary journey from child refugee to one of the highest rated planning Barrister’s at No5 Barristers Chambers; an inspiring success story that encourages resilience in us all. #REFUGEEWEEK2021 #REFUGEEWEEK
  • 📝NEW BLOG POST 👇🏾 Click below to read our recent blog post on the advantages of the Intermediary Partner Model for funding decision-making.
  • Remembering the victims and their families today 💚
  • It's Refugee Week and the theme for 2021 is ‘We Cannot Walk Alone’. Many Somali refugees live by this mantra; 94.5% usually remit to Somalia every month. Take a look at our policy report regarding COVID-19's impact on this lifeline to Somalia.
  • Deadline is today! Make sure you get your applications in 📝
  • Great opportunity to learn Somali! 👇🏾
  • ATM produces reports to help steer policies in favour of our community. So far we have written 6 reports: We would like to hear your suggestions to identify our latest topic. Leave a comment or email to share your thoughts!
  • Are you aged 16-25 and looking for therapy? We know how hard it is to access effective therapy and counselling in this climate which is why we have introduced subsidised therapy services. ⛑ Access a network of BME therapists by completing this survey:
  • 🚨We are happy to announce that we have joined the UK's Kickstart Scheme: a programme that provides funding to create new job placements for 16 to 24 year olds on Universal Credit who are at risk of long term unemployment due to the pandemic.
  • 📝NEW BLOG POST 👇Click below to read our recent blog post on @barkhad_batuun 's historic win over the weekend.
  • Today we would like to give a massive thank you to all of the volunteers that have been with us the past 11 years! Their hard work and determination has always been the backbone of our organisation’s impact. #volunteersweek2021 #volunteers
  • Please join us this evening at 7pm BST for a Clubhouse discussion moderated by @Iamfidow & @adammatan We will be joining by Dr. Abdi Kusow, Pro. of Sociology at Iowa State University who will be speaking on social boundaries of Somaliness (Somalinimo).
  • We are pleased to announce that we have been awarded a grant from @JHRTrust as part of the Youth Centre Recovery Fund to continue our vital work for young people. #HereForYouthCentres
  • Happy National Volunteer Week! Our blog written by our very own volunteer is now live. We would like to celebrate all of our volunteers for their valuable contributions to our organisation. 👉🏾 #Volunteering
  • ⏱4 days left to sign up for our summer Lead and Be Lead programme! 👩🏾‍💻Are you or do you know somebody aged 16-24 looking for an opportunity to develop their skills over the holidays? 📝Email to signup or find out more!
  • 📝NEW BLOG POST 👇Click below to read about combatting discrimination and the importance of community when fighting these inequalities.
  • Thank you to everyone who joined our Impact of COVID-19, Unemployment and the Somali Community dialogue! We heard a variety of perspectives and engaged in important conversations! A special thank you to our panelist @DWP and @GOSADUK for providing insightful knowledge 🙏🏾
  • ⏰ Happening today at 2pm! There’s still time to sign up
  • Quick reminder to join us this Wednesday the 26th of May for a virtual review on our research and latest policy briefing paper ‘COVID-19, Unemployment and the Somali Community’. Click here to book your FREE ticket:
  • Only a few days away until our event! Check on the link in the tweet below to sign up👇🏾👇🏾
  • (1/2) Happy International Diversity Day 🙏🏾 Today provides an opportunity to deepen our understanding of the value of cultural diversity. Protecting the diversity of cultural expressions is now more important than ever.
  • 💻 Join us on the 26th of May for a virtual review on our research and latest policy briefing paper ‘Covid19, Unemployment and the Somali Community’. Click here to book your FREE ticket:
  • We’re delighted to participate in @bondngo report. Campaigning emphasises collective experiences, shared views and encourages participation in social change. Read Bond’s report for lessons & recommendations for UK gov including our COVID-19 initiatives. 👉🏾
  • Our video series @jawaabs is making a return 👀 Quote tweet what you would like to see from us 🙏🏾
  • 📝NEW BLOG POST 👇🏾Click below to read about how poor mental health affects the Somali community and small tips to improve your wellbeing. #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek
  • We are delighted to participate and contribute @JustSpaceOrg’s workshop on #housing rights. Very valuable session that shared diversity of perspective, experience and ideas towards Just Space #Community Led Recovery Plan for #London.
  • Eid Mubarak! May this day bring happiness and prosperity to everybody celebrating ✨ #EidAlFitr

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