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We know everyday people have the ability to shape the world around them. This is why our campaigns are created and led by local communities who are ready to do what’s needed to win change.

We drive national change across a a range of issues, from reforming the immigration system, to the Living Wage campaign. Read more about our priority campaigns below.

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Our Citizens Agenda

As we head towards the General Election 2024/25, communities from chapters across Citizens UK are working together on key social justice issues. From the Living Wage, to Racial Justice in Education, Climate Justice and more, everyday people will be driving nationwide change.

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Citizens UK: Climate Justice

Our planet faces major threats. As Citizens UK we feel responsible to take action because we see the impact of the climate crisis on our cities and across the world right now.


Homelessness cannot be solved without changing hostile policies, as 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.

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Housing is 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.

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Citizens UK: Living Wage for Social Care

Careworkers in the UK have long been short-changed, three quarters earn less than the London Living Wage.

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Make London a Living Wage City

Making London a Living Wage City' is a project launched by Citizens UK and Trust for London, to put £635m of wages back into the pockets of low-wage workers in London

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Make misogyny a hate crime

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.

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Parents and Communities Together (PACT)

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. It aims to improve the health and development outcomes for young children.

Refugees and Migrants Welcome

We are not helpless. Get involved in one of our campaigns to support refugees and people living without documented status.

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School-based Counselling

Citizens UK is calling on the UK Government to secure the statutory provision of school-based counselling in English primary schools, secondary schools and further education colleges.

The campaign for a real Living Wage

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.

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Read about our wins

Together, we have a proven track record of winning change on the things that you and your community care about most, from campaigning for zebra crossings on dangerous roads, to reforming the immigration system, to the Living Wage campaign.