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The Cost of Living Crisis

The cost of living crisis can be described as the rapid increase of the cost of basic goods, such as food, gas and electricity and…

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Anti - Tribalism Movement (ATM)

  • ATM Summit 2021

    By using our convening power and grassroots knowledge, we recently brought together the leading community organisations, community leaders, interlockers, academic, young leaders, and practitioners across the UK to help add value and practical solutions that will have a measurable impact on the lives of the Somali community in the UK as well to discuss post-Covid19 community recovery.

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  • International Somali Awards ISA 2021

    The 6th International Somali Awards brought together talented Somalis to celebrate the extraordinary achievements of Somalis from across the globe, from Sport, Tech, Education, the Arts, Business & Community Impact.

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  • ATM Young Leader’s Awards

    ‘Lead and Be Led’ is The Anti-Tribalism Movement’s flagship leadership programme. Over 60 young people have completed the programme to develop confidence, decision-making and critical thinking skills. We celebrated their hard work with a special awards ceremony to recognise their achievements with family and friends.

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  • Week 2 of Lead and Be Led ✅😎 Our young leaders shared what confidence means to them and created a confidence pizza! 🍕 They also identified the different elements of confidence and how it is developed in one’s leadership journey.
  • Our November wrap up just went out! Sign up to read all about what we get up to in our monthly newsletters 👉🏾
  • Our guests have started arriving for our OPEN MIC NIGHT this evening, stay tuned for performances and a session with our keynote speaker Abdirahman Warsame
  • Today is the International Day of the Elimination of Violence Against Women, it is also the first day of the #16DaysOfActivism Against Gender-Based Violence! Join us in taking part in the campaign to fight for a world where women and girls are safe from gender-based violence 🙏🏾
  • Ticket’s are now live! Don’t miss out on an opportunity to connect with diaspora and meet emerging artists 🗣️ 🖇️
  • We kicked off Lead and Be Led workshop sessions today with our new future leaders! Today the group got to know each other and established group values. 🗣️🙏🏾
  • 🎤 Save the date Next Friday we will be joined by @moamohamud and Abdirahman Warsame who will be sharing the story behind his nee book “From Addict to Advocate”. It will be an inspirational and touching night with poetry, live performances and a book signing!
  • This morning we joined @Esdeg_UK’s Northolt Community Forum. We enjoyed networking, presenting our projects and having insightful conversations!
  • Our latest blog post discusses the cost of living crisis, and includes many helpful resources! Have a read right here 👇🏾 #CostOfLivingCrises
  • This week our young people celebrated their dedication to #NatwestThrive with @marcusrashford. We’re proud of everyone for taking part & are especially grateful for @natyouthagency for providing our young people with an inspiring opportunity that will have a long-lasting impact!
  • The NatWest Thrive Graduation and Award ceremony is on and we couldn’t be more excited! Well done to our young leaders for participating in Natwest Thrive with @MarcusRashford - They have been amazing! #MarcusRashford #NatWestThrive
  • Last chance to apply and join the ATM team as a Social Media Officer. Click the link in the below for more information👇🏾
  • November marks Islamophobia Awareness Month and the theme this year is #TacklingDenial. Half of religious hate crime in England and Wales is directed at Muslims and we condemn all forms of hate. We must centre Muslim voices and stand against this form of prejudice. #IAM2022
  • 📢 We’re excited to share that we are hiring a Social Media Officer to join our team! 👩🏾‍💻 Don’t miss this exciting opportunity! Deadline is the 4th of November, send in a CV and Cover Letter to info@theatm.org The link to the job description 👇🏾
  • We’re finding out what #BlackHistoryMonth means to us all. Head over to our instagram to share your thoughts ✊🏾
  • We have just posted a blog on National Hate Crime Awareness Week 2022. Read here 👉🏾 If you or someone you know have been a victim of hate crime, please call 07852 176798 or email: hatecrime@theatm.org #NationalHCAW
  • ✊🏾 Happy National Hate Crime Awareness Week 2022. We have encouraged local residents to say NO to hate! Thank you to all of those who took part and continue to provide a #SafePlaceForAll.   #NationalHCAW
  • #HCAW2022 Day 1 ✅ Today we visited Tower Hamlets Town Hall to celebrate No Place For Hate champions. We also hosted a Hate Crime workshop for young people to understand the importance of hate crime awareness and identifying hate crimes.
  • 📢Today is #WorldMentalHealthDay! Mental health, particularly in ethnic minority communities remains under-resourced and under-researched. In 2020, our young leaders made this the focus of their social action campaign, watch the full video 👇🏾
  • Happy National Hate Awareness 2022. As individuals, it is important to highlight what we have in common rather than our differences. “We are far more united and have far more in common with each other than things that divide us” (Jo Cox). #NHCAW2022
  • A good read for this Black History Month! In 2020, our young leaders came together to create this brilliant brief highlighting the achievements of black people in the UK 🙌🏾 Link 👉🏾 #BlackHistoryMonth
  • October is Black History Month in the UK! The theme for this year is “Time for Change: Action not Words” At ATM we recognise the importance of celebrating this month, stay tuned to see what we get up to! #BlackHistoryMonth
  • This week we were delighted to host @phf_uk Paul Hamlyn Foundation’s India team at Culture House! We discussed tribalism, Somali history and the way our organisation works. We also learnt about the projects they are funding in India!
  • This was an exciting week for our young people ✨ As part of Lead and Be Led, our young leaders continued to develop their social action campaign and they got really creative with their ideas 1/2
  • Lead and Be Led provides exclusive training on confidence building, public speaking, and managing relationships. We also provide employment support, such as CV building and preparing for interviews. Don't miss out & share this amazing opportunity 🙌🏾 🔗
  • We held a successful workshop with our young people for Natwest Thrive’s financial literacy programme! We explored the meaning of success and how they can use inspiration to achieve short-term & long-term goals 🚀 #NatwestThrive
  • Happy #InternationalDayofPeace! Today we reflect on how we can build peace in all of our communities and strive for fairer societies 🙏🏾
  • Every other Friday our Youth Opportunities Newsletter goes out! Make sure to sign up to not miss out👇🏾
  • 💁🏾‍♀️ Social action is a key element in our flagship youth leadership programme, Lead and Be Led. By joining the programme you can influence change and shed light on the problems young people face. Be a part of our next cohort of young leaders! 📧 yasmin.moalin@theatm.org
  • We amazing spaces to hire, with charity prices too! Contact ahmed.ibrahim@theatm.org to visit, book or ask any questions!
  • Today is World Suicide Prevention Day. It’s important that we keep raising awareness and break the stigma around mental health. #WorldSuicidePreventionday
  • Our Housing Champions project empowers BAME residents to engage with stakeholders and amplify their advocacy. Contact us to learn more!
  • Our Youth Engagement Officer participated in an Evidence Gathering Session with the Greater London Assembly’s Planning and Regeneration Committee. We are delighted to share the experiences of our community and advocate for their needs
  • SAVAH (Supporting and Advocating for Victims Against Hate) is our dedicated hate crime service for Somali victims based in London. If you are or know someone that has been a victim of hate crime, please call 07852176798 or hatecrime@theatm.org
  • Today our young people contributed to research with @childrensociety Research in Practice & University of Bedfordshire on develiping a set of pracrice principles for when responding to child exploitation and extra-familial harm. A great example of demonstrating leadership!
  • 🚨CALLING ALL YOUNG PEOPLE 🚨 Lead and Be Led is back for another cohort! If you are aged 16-24 looking to build new skills and gain new life experiences then this is the programme for you! Click the link below and signup for the programme 🔗
  • Today is A-Level results day! We wish the best of luck to our young people, and look forward to seeing their bright futures 🎉
  • There are very few spaces available to join this exciting training for young people!! Email sakaria.hassan@theatm.org to find out more and to join #NatwestThrive @MarcusRashford
  • We are delighted to have hosted the @London_cf and @jpmorgan Chase. We presented ATM’s work including the Youth Employment Support and ATM Resilience Funding/(Intermediary Partner Model). Our young beneficiaries shared their experiences and the difference ATM made in their life.
  • Happy International Youth Day! We would like to extend our appreciation to all of the young people who have dedicated their time to support and benefit from our organisation. Young people are integral members of society and we should all recognise that! 🙋🏾‍♀️🙆🏾‍♂️
  • Another successful Lead and Be Led workshop session with our young people!! We’re really looking forward to sharing their Social Action Campaign so stay tuned for updates! 🔥🙏🏾 @TNLComFund
  • We held another successful session for the ATM Housing Champions project! Get in touch to learn more about the project and join future workshops.
  • Calling young people in London! Our Youth Employability Officer is here to support you into employment. Book your time by emailing amal.sabrie@theatm.org
  • Congratulations @Farahelahi on her new role as Interim Executive Director for @Pembroke1885 Good luck on this new endeavor!
  • 🫂 Aisha and Abdul are two young people currently developing their leadership skills by taking part in Lead and Be Led. They both share the lessons they have learnt from their most recent workshop session with us. Read below to see what they had to say 💭 @TNLComFund
  • Calling all young people aged 16-24! NatWest Thrive with Marcus Rashford is for you. We’re here to help you gain the self-belief and confidence you need to go after your dreams and get into good money habits. To find out more email sakaria.hassan@theatm.org
  • 📢We will soon be showing you who the member of our very first Youth Advisory Board are! Stay tuned.
  • Today we had another amazing Lead Be Led session with our young people, exploring time management and effective leadership 💪🏾💪🏾 @TNLComFund
  • 🚨 CALLING ALL YOUNG PEOPLE 🚨 We have a newsletter that shares a range of employment opportunities every two weeks! Be sure to sign up and build you professional portfolio by clicking the link below 👇🏾
  • Tonight we attended @young_ealing’s award ceremony to celebrate the achievements of young people, organisations and community members. It was a heart warming event and we are truly inspired 👏🏾🏆
  • Antisocial behaviour can heavily impact victims and we are committed to support those who are affected by it. 👤 If you or someone you know has been a victim of hate crime, please contact hatecrime@theatm.org or call 07852176798 #ASBAwarenessWeek
  • Lead and Be Led alumni Sumaya shares her journey to a position of influence! She has been using her voice to advocate for young people’s needs and influence decision-making. We are excited to see what Sumaya does next!
  • Reminder 📢 The deadline for the ATM Youth Advisory Board is coming up soon! Limited spaces available. Make sure to not miss out on this opportunity, apply right here 👉🏾
  • Eid Mubarak from us at the Anti-Tribalism Movement! We hope you have a joyous day with your loved ones ✨#EidMubarak
  • Exciting news! We are setting up a Youth Advisory Board to integrate youth voices to our work and create a space for young people to advocate for their needs. Are you or someone you know interested? Apply by midnight Sunday 17th July 👉🏾
  • We’re delighted to have hosted and share our work with an inspiring group of senior leaders from across sectors, including CEOs, founders, heads of organisations who make significant transitions in their leadership. Thanks to @CommonPurpose for connecting us these leaders.
  • Another successful Lead & Be Led workshop with our young people! Today we covered confidence, challenges and hardships 💪🏾
  • In our latest blog post we share two of our young people’s journey to joining a Youth Advisory Board! We look forward to seeing Ayan and Khalid influence decision-making and advocate for their peers! 👉🏾
  • We are delighted to have been awarded funding through the #P2EProgramme, delivered by @London_cf with support from @jpmorgan. 🎉 This funding will help us to continue to support marginalised individuals in our community into #employment.
  • 🧘🏾‍♀️This week is World Wellbeing Week! It is so important for us to take care of ourselves. Read below for some helpful tips and click the link to read our latest blog post 📖 #WorldWellbeingWeek
  • We had the pleasure of celebrating the incredible work being done by our fellow grantees and leaders at the #P2EProgramme launch event, hosted by @AREtweets_, @ubeleinitiative and @London_cf, with support from @jpmorgan!
  • This year’s #RefugeeWeek focuses on healing. Healing allows us to move forward from painful events. Take advantage of the resources listed here, and remember to support those around you in their healing process.
  • Refugee Week is a celebration of the contributions, creativity and resilience of refugees and people seeking sanctuary. The theme for Refugee Week 2022 is Healing! #RefugeeWeek2022 🫱🏽‍🫲🏿
  • It has been 5 years since the Islamophobic terror attack at Finsbury Park Mosque which took one life and injured dozens. Our thoughts are with the victims and their loved ones🤲🏾
  • It was fantastic to host the team from @TNLComFund at our office. Our team members gave presentations on ATM Resilience Funding and the Lead and Be Led projects. Some of our young beneficiaries shared their journeys and positive experiences of the project.
  • 📽 Looking back at the highlights of the Lead and Be Led programme over the years. We are proud of all of our young leaders for their determination, teamwork and fantastic achievements. 👏🏾 @TNLComFund @phf_uk @thetudortrust
  • Today marks 5 years since the #Grenfell Tower Fire. This devastating fire took 72 members of our communities. We must always remember the victims of this tragedy and their families, and call for justice. #JusticeForGrenfell 💚
  • 🔍Take a look at some of the opportunities that were in our newsletter this week! Sign up to see the rest -> 📝 Can’t see anything you like? Contact amal.sabrie@theatm.org for employment opportunities specific to your interests. Open to all aged 18-24!
  • 👬👭 As volunteer week comes to an end, we spoke with past and present volunteers on their experiences and why they believe we should all do our bit to give back to our communities. #volunteerweek #volunteers
  • Another week of Lead and Be Led! Our young leaders focused on confidence, identity and shared group values 🫂 Looking forward to watch their growth over the next weeks to come 🙌🏾 @TNLComFund