Our Visit to the New Zealand memorial

We paid tribute to the 50 lives lost after the terrorist attack in Christchurch, New Zealand.


Author: Mary Balogun

Responding to hate in New Zealand with HOPE in the UK

While the world is still reeling from the horrific terrorist attack in Christchurch, we are determined to provide positive responses in the face of horror - HOPE in the face of hate


Author: Safya Khan

Tackling Germany’s problem narratives 80 years after Kristallnacht

Germany has been riven by tensions over its treatment of migrants and refugees. Learning what messaging works, who we need to speak and how to have ‘difficult conversations’ around these issues is key for progressive activists.


Author: Safya Khan

Why Black History Month Matters

Black History Month is a celebration which showcases the many accomplishments black people have made in Britain. For many of us, it provides the impetus to overcome the many barriers we face, in addition to providing positive depictions of black people that detract away from harmful stereotypes we’re subject to.


Author: Safya Khan

Stories of HOPE

  • A Day in the Life…of a Community Organiser

    Mahmooda Qureshi is a community organiser for HOPE not hate in Birmingham. She explains what her job entails. Read more

  • Activists organise at Hope Academy!

    Organisers from across the UK joined HOPE not hate in Birmingham to learn about best practices and exchange know-how on community organising. Read more

  • The problematic art of humanising Muslims

    Ramadan is over and with it ends iftars – the meal eaten to break the fast at sunset. The month has become a great tool for those working on interfaith as the number of community iftars grows and activities such as solidarity fasting have become more common. But efforts to humanise a community that is often painted with a broad terrorist brush contains its own pitfalls. Read more

  • England's Flag belongs to all Britons

    The result of the semi-final was disappointing, but football has already "come home".  England's team can hold its head high because we are all proud of Southgate's diverse young team. Read more