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Tom Twongyeirwe Junior

Leaders Africa 2023


National Coordinator, Universal Coalition of Affirming Africans Uganda (UCAA-UG)





Tom Twongyeirwe Junior is the national coordinator of the Universal Coalition of Affirming Africans Uganda (UCAA-UG), the first national coalition of Ugandan religious leaders dedicated to using a faith-based approach to advance the inclusion of oppressed groups, including LGBTQ+ people, women, and people living with disabilities. Under Tom’s leadership, the organization has grown in size to 67 members. The Human Rights Campaign recognized him as Uganda’s Innovator of the Year in 2019.