Countering hate speech and changing negative narratives towards slum communities.


To live in a society where the prejudice towards ‘slum dwellers’ does not foster exclusion, distrust, discrimination, derogatory remarks, hate-speeches,  hateful and extremist narratives.

Key to the city is a social media peer to peer campaign driven by the need to do our part in making Lagos state a better place.

We aim to change the negative perception, prejudice, violent extremism, exclusion and hate speech targeted at slum communities through counter narratives.

Key to the city is made of a group of undergraduate and post graduate students of the University of Lagos. We are passionate about making our community better and being positive instruments to foster peace, love, equality, equity, inclusion and social justice. 

To keep up to date with everything Key to the city, just head to our social media pages and our Blog!


“It is not beyond our power to create a world in which all children have access to a good education.”

—  Nelson Mandela