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Greater Manchester Citizens send message to show we want to build bridges and not walls

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Greater Manchester Citizens, a chapter of the national community organising group Citizens UK are dong an action this coming Friday 20th January bringing together communities to show solidarity towards immigrants and refugees with the rest of the world. On the day of Donald Trump’s inauguration as president of the USA, banners will be dropped from bridges across the country to send a simple, hopeful message: we will build bridges, not walls in the face of hate, fear, lies and division.

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Creative Solutions Must Trump Shame in Our Communities

Citizens UK supports Bridges not Walls  Friday 20th January London and Manchester

“We must seek solutions to the world’s problems that don’t make us hang our heads in shame from inside gated and walled communities”, says Citizens UK chief, Neil Jameson, supporting actions nationwide calling for us to Build Bridges Not Walls, to mark Donald Trump’s inauguration as President of the United States of America.

On Friday members of Citizens UK will take part in 'Bridges not Walls', dropping 100 banners from bridges across the country to send a simple, hopeful message: we will build bridges, not walls, in the face of the hate and fear, lies and division. 'Bridges not Walls' is an unprecedented partnership between grassroots activists and campaigners working on a diverse range of issues, formed in the aftermath of the shock US election result.

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Inauguration Day Action: Build Bridges Not Walls

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On 20th January 2017 Donald Trump will be inaugurated as the 45th President of the United States of America. That day, together, we will drop banners from bridges across the country to send a simple, hopeful and unmistakable message: we will build bridges not walls, to a peaceful and just world rid of oppression and hatred.

Please join on a bridge near you at 8.30am.

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Oxford Street Brands urged to “Be Like Lego"

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Citizens UK are set to hold a public action in Oxford Street on Monday 19th December in order to call on retailers to rethink their advertising in newspapers that divide, demonise and discriminate against minorities.

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Safe Passage chosen for Guardian and Observer Christmas charity appeal

We are delighted that Citizens UK’s Safe Passage programme has been chosen by the Guardian and Observer for their Christmas charity appeal

In recognition of the mountains we have moved this year, and of the fact there is still so much more to do, Guardian and Observer readers will help us find safe and legal routes to sanctuary for even more vulnerable unaccompanied child refugees across Europe, as well as helping those newly arrived in the UK.

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Tyne & Wear Citizens Annual Meeting

Tyne & Wear Citizens warmly invite you to our Annual Meeting

Date: Wednesday 7th December
Time: 6.30-8.30pm (to be seated by 6.15pm)
Venue: St John’s Church, Church Hall, bottom of Grainger Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 5JG

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TELCO celebrates 20 years of people power in east London and sets ambitious vision for the future

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On Thursday 17th November, 300 organised citizens from Tower Hamlets, Newham, Hackney, Redbridge, Waltham Forest and Barking and Dagenham gathered at the London Muslim Centre for the Delegates Assembly and Annual Meeting, and to celebrate TELCO’s 20th Anniversary.

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250 community leaders from South London Citizens celebrate successes and plan for the future

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250 civic and community leaders from South London Citizens, celebrated campaign progress on affordable housing and Refugees Welcome since the London Mayoral Assembly at William Booth College, Southwark.

The evening began with Clive Adams, Territorial Commander for the Salvation Army, handing over door keys to Cllr. Peter John, Leader of Southwark Council, for homes which will house 4 Syrian refugee families. 

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Greenwich Citizens celebrate London Living Wage

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Greenwich Citizens held a Living Wage tea party hosted by METRO Charity this Friday, following the Sadiq Khan’s announcement of the new London Living Wage rate of £9.75 an hour earlier in the week. The number of Living Wage employers in the borough has risen to around 100, after a Royal Borough of Greenwich scheme last year offering business rate discounts for employers signing up to the London Living Wage.

The London Living Wage is a voluntary level of minimum pay, independently-calculated with the cost of living in the capital. 20 Greenwich charities and social enterprises have accredited as Living Wage employers, including METRO and Mycenae House.

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Brixton primary school stands up for Refugee children

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On Friday 21st October, the entire school of St John’s Angell Town Primary School gathered with Local MP Helen Hayes in Windrush Square, Brixton to mark black history month and show solidarity with child refugees.

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