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Launched in 2010, Citizens:MK is a growing alliance of community groups – churches, mosques, schools, unions and community associations – working together for a fairer Milton Keynes. Using the methods of community organising, we are building a powerful civil society alliance that will work with the other sectors of society for the common good of Milton Keynes. We are achieving that goal by training people of all ages, faiths and backgrounds to take action together for change.

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Stitch-in Shows M&S Shoppers Support Living Wage

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Living Wage supporters staged a ‘stitch-in’ outside Marks & Spencers in Central Milton Keynes.  Ten women had a sit-down tea party and sewed hand-made messages onto M&S handkerchiefs, to be delivered to the board, celebrity endorsers, and major shareholders of the British retail giant at its annual general meeting at Wembley Stadium on 7th July.  The action was co-ordinated by Citizens:mk with the Craftivist Collective and ShareAction’s AGM Army to press UK retailers to pay a Living Wage.  

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