Media Cultured CIC is a highly acclaimed and successful social enterprise that aims to “Promote Unity and Tackle Extremism”.
This distinctive organisation is providing “groundbreaking and pioneering” education, outreach and training programmes to schools, colleges, businesses and institutions across the UK.
Amongst their innovative and wide portfolio of work Media Cultured has produced award winning short films and is now partnering ‘Kick It Out’ to deliver workshops to Premier League clubs and the sports industry more widely.
Having himself suffered the loss of a family member post an alleged racist incident, Amjid Khazir the founder of Media Cultured has dedicated his life to challenging all forms of racism, radicalisation, Islamophobia and extremism.
Amjid has visited America as a guest of the Obama administration and has also delivered lectures in various universities both on extremism and on social entrepreneurship.
Amjid regularly attends SACRE meets in his native Middlesbrough, supports mosque open days and community cohesion events and has also created exhibitions based on ‘Islamic Awareness’ and on the ‘Civilisations’ series as seen on the BBC and made in conjunction with the British Library in 2018.