Following the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic in March 2020, we ran a rapid listening campaign to identify the main concerns that local communities are facing in this unexpected new era of social distancing.
Homelessness cannot be solved without changing hostile policies. Such policies are often the direct cause of people’s homelessness. They deny homeless people a safety net that could prevent them from becoming homeless in the first place.
Housing and homelessness are a national concern for communities across the UK and a driver of poverty and inequality. We are actively working to tackle poor housing and increase affordable housing in communities across the UK.
The campaign for a Living Wage is a movement of independent businesses, organisations and citizens who believe a fair day’s work deserves a fair day’s pay. Launched by Citizens UK in 2001, the Living Wage campaign and Living Wage Foundation have won nearly £1.3 billion of additional wages for the lowest paid workers.
Citizens UK is the birthplace of the misogyny hate crime campaign – which began in our Nottingham chapter in 2015. It remains a vital part of our organising work, bringing diverse communities together to find shared solutions to hate, harassment and division.
Parents and Communities Together (PACT) is a community-led social support project to support and empower parents. The project started in Southwark in London, and has now extended to North Tyneside and Leeds. It aims to improve the health and development outcomes for young children.
Nottinghamshire Police became the first force in the country to categorise misogyny as a hate crime. This was in large part thanks to the hard work of leaders from Nottingham Citizens. How did this come about?