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Barking & Dagenham

Barking & Dagenham

Who are we?

We are Barking & Dagenham Citizens, part of the East London Citizens Organisation (TELCO). Hundreds of people form our alliance from schools, faith institutions, universities, and community groups.

Together, we organise to overcome injustice and win change on the things that you and your local communities care about most.

Since our founding in 2017 we have:

What change are we organising for?

The priority issues voted on by members in our community include:


We know everyday people have the ability to shape the world around them and we're always looking for new members to join us!

Find out more about the benefits of becoming a Citizens UK member

Get in touch with our local Community Organisers, Frankie Webster ( and Emmanuel Gotora (, and fill out our form below to hear updates from our borough alliance.

Keep in touch

A group of smiling members of Greater Manchester Citizens alliance outside the Houses of Parliament, holding banners to support a real living wage for care workers

Barking & Dagenham Citizens are a part of the larger campaign to Make London a Living Wage City

Our vision is simple - we would like everyone in the Capital to get the real Living Wage. We've received £4.8 million in campaign funding and are working with the Mayor of London to make it happen.

However, we need workers, businesses and civil society groups to join us in the fight for fair pay!