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The Somali Conference In London

More boots on the ground, proposed attacks from the air, and a warning from Britain’s prime minister that the overwhelming threat to Somalia comes from the Al Qaeda-linked insurgency group Al Shabab.

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  • 🚨New blog on the impact of digital learning on educational outcomes for young people. Written by our volunteer programme officer Habbon Abdi 👇🏾
  • As National Hate Crime Awareness Week draws to a close, it is important that we observe how we can be part of the change we want to see in the future. 🗣 Read our guide on how you can take action against prejudice and make a pledge on our website:
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  • Spaces are still available for Lead and Be Led! If you’re a young leader living in London then sign up by clicking the link below 🙏🏾
  • “The unshakeable fact is that Somalia’s democratic transition is still based on 4.5 clan power sharing formula... that limits equality and inclusivity.” ⁣ See our response to the new Somali electoral model 👉🏾
  • 🚨 Lead and Be Led is back and looking for young leaders to join the programme! 🖐🏾 If you, or someone you know would like to develop their leadership skills, make new friends and gain access to new opportunities then sign up! ✉️ Email Yasmin.moalin@theatm.org to join
  • 🚨 Our first ever digital leadership tool-kit for young people is NOW LIVE. 🤝 Co-created by our young people, the toolkit includes resources from our bespoke training as well as QR-friendly external interactive links. 🔗 Check out the tool-kit 👉🏾⁣
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  • Congrats to all the successful grantees of the ATM Covid-19 BAME Resilience Grant. We are delighted to have supported so many meaningful projects through this grant. Find out who the successful grantees were in our latest blog below! #TheResilienceGrant
  • ‘Reconciliation in Marka: Foes turned friends recall road to peace‘ We’re proud to play an active role in this process & to finally see both warring communities put an end to the violence/grievances behind them in a spirit of reconciliation & peace. 1/2
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  • 🧑🏾‍🎓👩🏾‍🎓It has been almost two weeks since the #ALevelResults controversy. Read our new blog post discussing the problematic algorithm and how it harshly impacted many of ATM's young people.
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  • We are officially launching ATM’s COVID-19 #TheResilienceGrant fund which is open to organisations working for & led by any BAME community in the UK to sustain core services & to thrive in this difficult time. Find out more, including how to apply, below👇
  • 'Hooyo, We've Got Problems' is a mental health campaign that intends to bridge the gap between young British-Somalis, their families and the taboo around mental health. Watch our young people speak to local residents for their thoughts. 👉🏾 Full video:
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  • 🌍 Our FIRST EVER virtual conference on equality for marginalised people welcomed over 176 delegates over three days! Thank you everyone (below) who made this possible 👇🏾 #60YearsofIndependence
  • 🎥 Watch @Aadawe draw the link between anti-blackness, skin-lightening and identity. 📲 Watch the full event over on Facebook 👉🏾 Tweet your thoughts with the hashtag #60YearsofIndependence
  • 🎥 Watch our @AbdisalamAato touch on how music defines popular culture, identity and behaviour. 📲 Watch the full event over on Facebook 👉🏾 Tweet your thoughts with the hashtag #60YearsofIndependence
  • 🎥 Watch our keynote speaker Dr. @idil_osman share how young people could be the key to transnational social change for the Somali community . 📲 Watch the full event over on Facebook 👉🏾 Tweet your thoughts with the hashtag #60YearsofIndependence
  • 🎥 Watch Prof. Maxamed Cumar Dalxa (MP) address the foundations of injustice cemented in the Independence of 1960. 📲 Watch the full event over on Facebook 👉🏾 Tweet your thoughts with the hashtag #60YearsofIndependence
  • 🎥 Watch @mi_shiine draw the link between equitable economics and social justice. 📲 Watch the full event over on Facebook 👉🏾 Tweet your thoughts with the hashtag #60YearsofIndependence
  • 🎥 Watch Former Minister of Planning Abdi @Aynte address the root of economic injustice in Somalia. 📲 Watch the full event over on Facebook 👉🏾 Tweet your thoughts with the hashtag #60YearsofIndependence
  • 🎥 Watch Dr. Hodan Isse’s key-note address are today’s virtual conference on Economic Justice (Caddaaladda Dhaqalaaha). 📲 Watch the full event over on Facebook 👉🏾 Tweet your thoughts with the hashtag #60YearsofIndependence
  • Day Two of our online conference is LIVE NOW Join us on Facebook to watch. Send us your questions and comments with the hashtag #60YearsOfIndependence You don’t want to miss it!
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  • Welcome to all those joining us via zoom for the webinar. We are also live on Facebook for those joining us. Send us any comments and questions on twitter via #60YearsOfIndependence
  • Happening TODAY at 13:00pm (UK) and 15:00pm (Somalia). Follow us on Facebook @movementatm to see the live-stream. Do not miss out on you chance to hear from these esteemed academics/activists who are joining us from Somalia, UK and the US! #60YearsofIndependence 👇🏾
  • Hodan left us all with a glimpse of hope, a better and prosperous #Somalia and we hope that one day we can all carry forward her dream into a reality. To understand what Hodan meant to us, please read this piece we wrote last year. #RememberingHodan 🙏🏾
  • “When you take a closer look at Somali tribes, you realise it’s all fabricated.” Veteran MP Prof. Maxamed Cumar Dalxa will join us on Tues 14 July to discuss Economic Justice for marginalised groups. Tickets here 👉🏾 #60YearsOfIndependence #SomaliaAt60
  • “How do we undo all of these cultural practices that embrace light skin?” @Aadawe will join us on Weds 15 July to talk public health, culture and social change. Tickets here 👉🏾 @beautiwell @matteroffacttv #60YearsOfIndependence #SomaliaAt60
  • “There’s got to be a re-enactment of civic nationality and civic duty.” @idil_osman will join us on Weds 15 July to discuss transnational social change and the role of culture. Tickets here 👉🏾 @ctrl_culture #60YearsOfIndependence #SomaliaAt60
  • We love this clip of @AbdisalamAato showcasing diversity in Somalia. @AbdisalamAato will join us on Weds 15 to talk about Transnational Social Change and the role of cultural diversity! Tickets here 👉🏾 #60YearsOfIndependence #SomaliaAt60
  • We couldn’t agree more with this from @Muhidin_125 👇🏾
  • Here’s a clip of @mi_shiine discussing the British Covid-19 response and impact on Somali community. @mi_shiine is joining us on Tues 13 to talk Public Administration & Economic Justice. Tickets here 👉🏾 @itvnews #60YearsOfIndependence #SomaliaAt60
  • Here’s a clip of @Aynte discussing the second stage in Somalia’s nation-building story based on a founding myth. Hear from @Aynte on Economic Justice on Tuesday 14 July 👉🏾 @FagaarahaForum #60YearsOfIndependence #SomaliaAt60
  • Dr. Hodan Isse says a lack of equitable distribution of natural resources in Somalia could result in Dutch Disease & further conflict. Don’t miss the key-note from Dr. Isse on Economic Justice 👉🏾 @SomaliChannelNews #60YearsOfIndependence #SomaliaAt60
  • “Hadii la yiraahdo siyaasadii, dhaqaalhii, mujtamacii, bulshadii... kama qayb galaysaan... Yaa wadanka horumarinaayo?” Join us Mon 13th for our virtual conference with Dr. Abdi Kusow 👉🏾 @somalisiman #60YearsOfIndependence #SomaliaAt60
  • “Dembiga bulshada ma leh, dembiga waxaa iska leh dowladnimadda” Join the esteemed @DrBaadiyow on Mon 13th for our virtual conference 👉🏾 @MogUniver #60YearsOfIndependence #SomaliaAt60
  • “Qabiil iyo Qaran meel lama wada galo. Qabil waxaa lagu dumiyaa qaran.” Don’t miss the key-note from @samiyalerew on Mon 13 July 👉🏾 @hanoolaatotv #60YearsOfIndependence #SomaliaAt60
  • Meet the groundbreaking activist @Aadawe who took on AMAZON on Day Three of our virtual conference on anti-blackness and social change. Get your tickets here 👉🏾 #60YearsOfIndependence #SomaliaAt60
  • Renowned media genius @AbdisalamAato will be joining us as a panellist on Day Three of our virtual conference on anti-blackness and social change. Get your tickets here 👉🏾 #60YearsOfIndependence #SomaliaAt60
  • Brilliant academic @idil_osman will be joining us as a panellist on Day Three of our virtual conference on anti-blackness and social change. Get your tickets here 👉🏾 #60YearsOfIndependence #SomaliaAt60
  • Social justice campaigner and policy-maker @mi_shiine will be joining us as a panellist on Day Two of our virtual conference on Economic Justice. Get your tickets here 👉🏾 #60YearsOfIndependence #SomaliaAt60
  • Delighted that Former Minister of Planning @Aynte will be joining us as a panellist on Day Two of our virtual conference. Get your tickets here 👉🏾 #60YearsOfIndependence #SomaliaAt60
  • Veteran civil servant and academic Prof. Maxamed Cumar Dalxa will be joining us as a panellist on Day Two of our virtual conference on economic justice for marginalised groups. Join the conversation 👉🏾 #60YearsOfIndependence #SomaliaAt60
  • Esteemed Economist Dr. Hodan Isse will be joining us as a panellist on Day Two of our virtual conference. Tickets are going fast! Secure yours here 👉🏾 #60YearsOfIndependence #SomaliaAt60
  • Delighted to announce Dr. Yusuf Omar will be joining us as a panellist on Day One of our virtual conference. Get your tickets here 👉🏾 #60YearsOfIndependence #SomaliaAt60
  • Distinguished scholar and author Dr. Abdi Kusow will be joining us as a panellist on Day One of our virtual conference. Get your tickets here 👉🏾 #60YearsOfIndependence #SomaliaAt60
  • Renowned author and academic @DrBaadiyow will be joining us as a panellist on Day One of our virtual conference. Get your tickets here 👉🏾 #60YearsOfIndependence #SomaliaAt60
  • The wonderful @samiyalerew will be joining us as a key-note speaker on Day One of our virtual conference. Get your tickets here 👉🏾 #60YearsOfIndependence #SomaliaAt60
  • Meet the panellists for the last day of our webinar conference on Transnational Social Change. This FREE event will be in English! Get your tickets here: #60YearsOfIndependence #SomaliaAt60
  • Introducing the panellists for Day 2 of our virtual conference on Economic Justice (Caddaaladda Dhaqaalaha). This event is FREE and entirely in Somali! Tues 14th at 1pm UK time. Get your tickets now: #60YearsOfIndependence #SomaliaAt60