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Somali Diaspora are transforming the world Politics

Over the 30 years, Somalis in the Diaspora have dispersed across the world and made significant inroads into mainstream politics. Somalis began their story by rebuilding their lives and giving back to the communities that first accepted and hosted them upon arrival. In the past year alone, Ilhan Omar became the first Somali-American in Congress…

The International Somali Awards 2019

Super-model Halima Aden hosted the Fourth Annual International Somali Awards! Wednesday 3rd April 2019– The International Somali Awards (ISA) returns for its fourth annual gala at a prestigious ceremony in central London to showcase and celebrate Somali success stories from around the world. The ceremony brought together the most inspirational Somalis and was hosted by…

Adam Matan receives OBE at Buckingham Palace

Anti-Tribalism Movement Director Adam Matan paid a visit to Buckingham Palace yesterday to receive his OBE medal at a special investiture officiated by Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge. Adam received the award for his service to the Somali community and wider UK-Somalia relations. The ceremony took place in the grand Ballroom and commenced with…

ATM Young Leader Recognised at Local Awards

The Anti-Tribalism Movement was present at the Hammersmith and Fulham Youth Achievement Awards which took place yesterday on the 26th February at St. Johns Church in Hammersmith. Three people from our organisation were shortlisted for a number of awards. Sagal Bafo was shortlisted for Outstanding Community Contribution; Sakaria Hassan was shortlisted for Young Leader and…

See My Dunya: New Documentary Explores Manchester’s Somali Community

There are very few positive depictions of British Somalis on film or television. In fact, there are very few depictions of British Somalis on film or television full stop. While much of the country’s knowledge of Somalis in Britain may stop at Mo Farah, we know our story is far richer and more complex than…

ATM meet with the Mayor of London

“It is not marginalised communities that are ‘hard to reach’. It is the government that is hard to reach.” The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan has been engaging and listening to a range of London’s communities to hear their views on how best the Mayor’s office can strengthen communities against extremism, safeguard vulnerable people from…

ATM receives London’s Faith & Belief Community Awards

The Anti-Tribalism Movement received an award from The Faith & Belief Community Awards in recognition of the work that our charity is doing to inspire young people. The ceremony took place at the Royal Society of Medicine Headquarters in London and members of staff were present to receive the Inspiring Youth Award on behalf of ATM from Sir Ken Olisa,…

Lead and Be Led Ends for the Year

The Lead and Be Led programme has come to an end. This year we have seen 33 young people successfully complete the leadership training with us. The young participants have gained essential skills in becoming good leaders in their education, personal and work lives in addition to making positive changes within their own communities. To…

37 graduates benefit from Dahabshiil scholarship programme

In Summary Dahabshiil has been supporting education programmes in communities where they operate as part of their corporate social responsibility. Mr Duale highlighted the positive impact of an educated community and how Dahabshiil is committed to supporting the youth. For the last 40 years, Dahabshiil has been supporting communities around the world. Thirty-seven graduates have benefitted from an educational programme…

ATM fellow graduates from SOAS

It’s Graduation Day for the ATM Fellows! The prestigious ceremony took place on the morning of Wednesday 25th July at SOAS University. Representatives from the school’s teaching staff, fellow graduates, honorary fellow Kanya King CBE MBE, family and friends were present and ready to celebrate the achievements of graduates. Dr. King spoke deeply about the…

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