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Our wins

At Citizens UK, through Community Organising we’ve trained thousands of people and helped them become leaders, winning victories that change lives and transform communities.

Our practical successes include founding the Living Wage campaign and encouraging major businesses to pay higher wages, putting over £1.3 billion back in the pockets of the lowest paid workers.


Getting supermarkets to pay the real Living Wage

The ambitious plan to take on retail giant Tesco

Winning a safer journey to school

How All Saints Catholic Secondary School won a bus and road safety campaign

Newham's biggest employers commit to the real living wage

How a creative community campaign lifted thousands out of poverty pay

A cheeky halal Nando's in Cardiff

Young leaders from Citizens Cymru Wales took on Nando's to get Halal restaurant in Cardiff Bay.

The path to making misogyny a hate crime

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?

Safe Passage for child refugees

Find out how our campaign to reunite child refugees in "the Jungle" in Calais with their families in the UK blossomed into Safe Passage.

Ending child detention

In 2009 we learnt about how children had been locked up in detention centres. Our Leaders were furious about this and wanted to take action to end it. Here's how they did that...

20,000 refugees by 2020

Find out about the history of how our Leaders worked with others to get 20,000 refugees resettled in the UK by 2020.