Tyne & Wear

Following a successful Founding Partners Assembly in December 2015, Tyne & Wear Citizens are currently building a broad alliance of civil society members across Newcastle, Durham and Sunderland. Tyne & Wear Citizens will embark on an ambitous plan to train community leaders across these three cities, that will then carry out a listening campaign over the spring and summer of 2017, prioritising our issues at their delegates assembly scheduled for 20th September 2017. The founding assembly of Tyne and Wear Citizens will be on 7th November 2017.

Our Tyne and Wear Citizens Organiser is Sara Bryson. Contact her at sara.bryson@citizensuk.org

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Tyne and Wear Citizens Launch Assembly on November 7

On Tuesday 7th November 2017 at 6pm communities from across Tyne & Wear will come together to launch Tyne & Wear Citizens. This diverse alliance of faith communities, residents groups, schools, colleges, universities, and charities has been built to take action for the common good of the region.

Over the last nine months we have used Community Organising to listen, build relationships, identify injustices facing our people and launch campaigns to tackle some of our regions problems.

Our Launch Assembly is an opportunity to celebrate this work, seek public commitments from decision makers and encourage people of all ages and backgrounds to play their part in making Tyne & Wear a better place for us all. At this historic event we will commit to peace, participation and reweaving the fabric of civil society.

Amidst celebration, powerful stories and pledges of hard work, the foundations will be laid for a new wave of action for social justice.

Doors Open at 17.30pm. Please take your seats by 17.45pm

For further information of any queries contact Sara Bryson, Community Organiser, sara.bryson@citizensuk.org

Details and tickets here: 

www.eventbrite.com/e/tyne-wear-citizens-launch-assembly-tickets-36189090544

 

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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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Tyne & Wear Assembly

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The first Tyne & Wear Citizens Assembly was held at the Miners Institute, Newcastle Upon Tyne on Tuesday 8th December 2015.

Tyne & Wear Citizens is part of Citizens UK who organises communities to act together for power, social justice and the common Good. Their work is based on the principle that when people work together they have the power to change their neighbourhood, their cities, and ultimately the country for the better.

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