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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  • 📹 Reminder to vote for our film "Growing up as a Somali in the UK" down below! ⬇️⬇️
  • Happy Birthday to The Anti-Tribalism Movement🥳 We are grateful to be celebrating our 12th year as an organisation! We would like to thank our supporters, our funders and our team for making this possible. 🎉
  • Young people are greatest source of hope for the future and stability of any country. Trainings like this equips young people with the skills to reconcile future conflicts. Kudos to @YYididiilo for designing and delivering this initiative across the region. #Somalia
  • We wish everyone a Happy New Year! May 2022 be filled with blessings and growth 🎊
  • Today marks week 2 ofLead and Be Led workshops! Our second official workshop focused on inner confidence, assertiveness and personal reflections. Well done to our young people for sharing their insights and supporting each other 👏🏾
  • Our film, "Growing up as a Somali in the UK", created by Leon Oldstrong, @SolarisTwo, @Media_Trust and funded by @JohnLyonCharity has been nominated for a @CharityFilm_ Award! 🗳 Watch the film below and vote here -> ‼️‼️ ‼️‼️
  • This year’s #HumanRightsDay theme is "Equality - Reducing Inequalities, Advancing Human Rights." At the ATM, we embody this theme with our five priorities: 👥Fostering tolerance, 🎙Encouraging dialogue, ‼️Advocacy, 📝Research, 💪🏾Producing leaders.
  • Tonight kicked off our first week of Lead and Be Led workshop sessions with our young people! Thank you to @You_Press for delivering the workshop and shoutout to all of the future young leaders for attending 💪🏾
  • 🗣We're hiring! The Anti-Tribalism Movement are looking for a new Project Officer to run the DONTJUDGEDONTLABEL campaign. ➡️Click here to read the job description 📨Email your cover letter and CV to by the 15th December.
  • This month's newsletter includes: 💡ATM Fellowship's 5 students begin classes 👥Lead and Be Led cohort begins 📝Islamophobia Awareness Month 🎙Podcast w/ @youngh_f ➡️ 🙏🏾Anti-Bullying & International Leadership week SIGN UP ➡️ ‼️‼️
  • Today is the International Day for the #AbolitionOfSlavery An estimated 40.3 million people around the world today are victims of modern slavery. We stand in solidarity with all organisations working to eradicate all forms of slavery.
  • 📝NEW BLOG POST! Read our new blog post marking the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence! 👉🏾
  • Congratulations on your 30th anniversary, this is an incredibly huge milestone! 🎉 We are grateful to work with you and for your continuous support. We look forward to seeing what the future holds!
  • As part of the ATM Community Housing Champions Project, we held a Housing Advocacy workshop today which addressed housing rights and how to influence. Thank you to all who joined and engaged. @trustforlondon
  • To end #InternationalLeadershipWeek, we have some of our Lead and Be Led alumni, Mohamed and Sumaya, describing the many ways they use the skills learnt from the programmme! @TNLComFund @phf_uk
  • Today marks the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, and kicks off the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence! #16Days #IDEVAW2021
  • 💡This week is International Leadership Week! Last year, our Lead and Be Led cohort created a digital toolkit which included the reflective and active skills required to become a leader. Download here ➡️ #internationalleadershipweek @TNLComFund @phf_uk
  • 🎉 Thanks to your donations, we have 5 students who have now started their schooling at the University of Southern Somalia through our ATM Fellowship Programme! To continue supporting their journey, you can donate here ➡️
  • Thank you to @TowerHamletsNow for organising the ‘Challenging Islamophobia Prejudice’ conference. We had some very insightful discussions and are looking forward to driving towards change. ✅ #IslamophobiaAwarenessMonth
  • 📝NEW BLOG POST: Written by one of our Lead and Be Led graduates is a blog on Anti-Bullying week. Read here ➡️
  • Acknowledging that it’s #AntiBullyingWeek check out what our young people’s suggested for their #onekindword
  • 📝NEW BLOG POST #InternationalDayForTolerance highlights the importance of fostering mutual understanding among cultures and peoples. Read More ➡️
  • It's Anti-Bullying week! This year's theme is #OneKindWord and our chosen word is 'Tolerance'. 🎙 What's yours? #AntiBullyingWeek
  • We are saddened to hear about the tragic death of Ali Abucar Ali, a 20-year-old Somali hero who was stabbed to death protecting another life. Our deepest condolences to his friends, family, and anyone who feels affected by his death.
  • November is Islamophobia Awareness Month! If you have been a victim of a hate crime you can email us at We provide you with 3 stages of support: emotional, practical and building networks.
  • RECRUITING NOW ‼️ 👥Are you a young person aged 16-24 that is looking to build critical skills for development? Our latest Lead and Be Led cohort is starting on the 30th November with a number of exclusive opportunities and workshops to build young leaders.
  • This week was International Stress Awareness Week. Written below is a blog post on the ways you can identify and manage stress. 📝 Read here ➡️ #StressAwarenessWeek
  • Happy #TrusteesWeek! We are highlighting ATM's wonderful trustees who contribute their endless energy, passion and expertise to make sure that our charity makes a positive difference to the lives of our communities. Our second Trustee highlight is Dheg Aidid.
  • Happy #TrusteesWeek! This week, we are highlighting ATM's wonderful trustees who contribute their endless energy, passion and expertise to make sure that our charity makes a positive difference to the lives of our communities. Our first Trustee highlight is Dr Idil Hassan! 👇🏾
  • 📝As #BlackHistoryMonth comes to an end, take a look at the round up of Black British Somali success stories that we have highlighted in our latest blog. @warsan_shire @jj_Roble @AarMaanta @thesailorsgirl Read here ➡️ #ProudToBeSomali
  • Short video from BBC Politics London covering our hate crime project (@hatecrimeatm) and the rise in hate crime towards Somalis in London following the tragic death of Sir David Amess.
  • Wonderful to see our former colleagues Farah Gabdon & @adammatan participating in the @GlobSomDiaspora’s virtual conference. Farah Gabdon previously led our creative writing and poetry programme. Adam Matan, our former director is leading a session on trust and self-reliance.
  • We are pleased to see one of our Trustees, @YYididiilo is chairing a panel discussion on the future of the Somali region of Ethiopia at @SOAS. Panellists include @safiyaaaay @BJuweria, Ms. Fowsia Abdulkadir, @writingpolitics and Khalif Abdirahman. #SWF2021 @SomaliWeekFest
  • Nadifa Mohamed, a Somali-British novelist who has featured on Granta magazine’s list ‘Best of Young British Novelists’, African39’s list of writers aged under 40 & recently shortlisted for the booker prize for her 2021 novel ‘The Fortune Men’! @thesailorsgirl
  • A successful tournament today in White City with our young residents. Congratulations to all that participated as well as the winners: Al Ansar FC! + A big thank you to our coaches and our community engagement officer Sak! ⚽️👇🏾 @phf_uk @TNLComFund
  • This week marks the 21st anniversary of the United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325, also known as the Women, Peace and Security agenda! Read our blog post on it here 👉🏾 #UNSCR1325 #WPS
  • This month's newsletter includes: 👥 National Hate Crime Awareness week 📹 Unite Summit Video 🖤 Black History Month ☢️ Community Safety Statement 📝 Lead & Be Led recruitment && much more! Subscribe here to our newsletter to stay in the loop! -->
  • We have spoken with @unzela_ for @mylondon on rising hate crime towards the Somali community following the tragic death of Sir David Amess. Read here ➡️
  • Rounding up our celebration of Black British Somalis with musician @AarMaanta!🎙 His achievements include being one of the only active touring bands that play live Somali music and his latest release; a bilingual English and Somali children's album! #BlackHistoryMonth
  • In the spirit of Black History Month, we are celebrating the successes of our fellow Black British Somalis. ⚽️ @jj_Roble is the UK's first female, Muslim referee. #blackhistorymonth
  • This Black History Month, we aim to celebrate and raise awareness of British Somalis who have gained notable success in their careers; inspiring the next generation of young Somalis. @warsan_shire is a poet and activist and the first Young Poet Laureate in London.
  • Somali organisations and community leaders issued this statement to send condolences to Sir David Ames’s family, loved ones and his constituents.
  • We are saddened to hear about the murder of Sir David Amess MP who was the victim of violence in his constituency. Our thoughts and deepest condolences are with his family, loved ones and his constituents’. #DavidAmessMP
  • 📝NEW BLOG POST #NationalHateCrimeAwarenessWeek provided us with the opportunity to promote our hate crime service S.A.V.A.H. @hatecrimeatm Read below to see how we collaborated with a number of organisations, namely @LBHF this week. #HenrySmithCharity
  • For the last day of National Hate Crime Awareness week, we delivered a workshop on tribalism and raised awareness about hate crime in the Somali community for the team at @CPSUK! 🖥 #NationalHateCrimeAwarenessWeek #HenrySmithCharity
  • We are visiting @TfL’s Control Centre to learn about the work they are doing to tackle hate crime and create safer transport networks. #NHCAW
  • Today we participated in @LBHF Pause & Reimagine Workshop with Hammersmith and Fulham's Community Safety Unit! We are grateful to have had the chance to add our input and excited to see the impact in the future!
  • For our second day of National Hate Crime Awareness week, we are with @lb_southwark delivering our Hate Crime service SAVAH @hatecrimeatm #HCAW
  • ➡️Happy Hate Crime Awareness week! Our hate crime service SAVAH will be delivering a number of workshops around London to showcase the services on offer at ATM. Stay tuned this week and come down if you’re free to learn more about how we at ATM are tackling hate crime. #NHCAW
  • Happy National Hate Crime Awareness week! We kick off a week of events with our stall in Lyric Square Hammersmith with @LBHF! Come visit us to learn more about our hate crime service SAVAH @hatecrimeatm! ℹ️ #HateCrimeAwarenessWeek
  • We would like to wish a happy #BlackHistoryMonth to our fellow Black Brits! This year’s theme is #ProudToBe and we are proud to be a voice for a thriving community with future leaders and role models.
  • Thank you to @the_young_fdn and Greater London Authority for inviting ATM to join the launch of the Civic Strength Index and engage in important conversation 🙏🏾
  • 🏘Join our FREE housing champions programme where you can receive advocacy training, capacity building and knowledge 📨
  • 📹 Check our the highlight video of ATM’s 2021 Unite Summit - Subscribe and watch the full video on our YouTube Channel by clicking the link below:
  • There has been so much shared learning that is very much appreciated at @HornAssociation Annual AGM!
  • A special thanks to @PeopleAriseNow for hosting a Community Connect where we were able to meet amazing community members and inspirational groups of people! We can’t wait to attend the next one 👏🏾🫂
  • This month's newsletter includes: 🌟Unite Summit roundup + photos 📝Lead and Be Led alumni blog 🧠Youth Mental Health day && much more! Subscribe here to our newsletter to stay in the loop! -->
  • Take a look at this timely piece about whether there is a role for diaspora in peacemaking and peace building in the Horn of Africa written by our trustee Yusuf @YYididiilo and Paul Asquith for @shabaka_org. ➡️
  • 📝Following her time on our Lead and Be Led cohort, Nadar Abdi used her skills and new-found confidence to become a Youth Advisory Board Member at Partnership for Young London. She also interned for an MP through Parliamentors. Read more here 👇🏾
  • Today marks the annual celebration of the #InternationalDayOfPeace🕊️ Visit our website to learn more about how we encourage peace through Dialogue, Education, and Advocacy. Lets work together to promote Peace, Tolerance, Inclusion and Understanding.
  • 📝NEW BLOG POST @SafJama, founder of @WomenInclusive has had her name unveiled on the London DLR train number 62 in recognition of her tireless community efforts during the challenging Covid-19 pandemic. Read more below 👇🏾
  • Thank you to @young_ealing for inviting us to their AGM. It was wonderful to hear about the work they’ve been doing for the year and we’re looking forward to their future endeavours 🙏🏾
  • As restrictions have been eased, Culture House is now fully operational. We are pleased to have hosted the Somali Book Fair event in partnership with Somali Pen and Somali Language Academia. We encourage all to drop by and book Culture House for various events and meeting! 🏠
  • We'd like to thank the @LBHF community safety unit and every young person that attended the round table discussion on Thursday 2nd September. The discussions were incredibly insightful and we hope that we can continue to engage in progressive conversations in the future.🙏🏿
  • 🧠Happy Youth Mental Health Day! We have been subsidising free therapy sessions for our young people throughout the pandemic. Today we celebrate how far our young people have come through these sessions and congratulate their efforts to protect their mental health.
  • 📝NEW BLOG POST ATM’s annual Unite Summit was held to bring community leaders together and collate strategies to improve the lives of UK Somalis. Read below 👇🏾
  • This workshop has been postponed for the time being. Keep an eye out for the new dates 👀 Sign up below to stay informed -->

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