Tag: BHM

Joe Hunte- Community Activist

Black History Month: Honouring Toynbee Hall’s forgotten Black activists – Joe Hunte (1918-1983)

Joseph Hunte was a community activist who fought to improve the lives of people of colour in London. Toynbee Hall has a long and proud history of striving for and achieving positive social change for the people of East London and beyond. Since we were founded in 1884, many individuals and organisations have passed through…
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Somali Counselling Project

Black History Month: Honouring Toynbee Hall’s forgotten Black activists – Dr. Omar Elmi Dihod (1949 – 2016)

Dr. Omar Elmi Dihod established the Somali Counselling Project at Toynbee Hall in 1986 Toynbee Hall has a long and proud history of striving for and achieving positive social change for the people of East London and beyond. Since we were founded in 1884, many individuals and organisations have passed through our doors and made…
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Benjamin Boateng

Black History Month: Honouring Toynbee Hall’s forgotten Black activists – Benjamin Boateng

Founder of the Commonwealth Students Children’s Society Toynbee Hall has a long and proud history of striving for and achieving positive social change for the people of East London and beyond. Since we were founded in 1884, many individuals and organisations have passed through our doors and made invaluable contributions to the community. To mark…
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