North London Citizens
North London Citizens
Who are we?
We are North London Citizens, a Citizens UK Chapter. Over 20,000 people have united to form our alliance, from schools, universities, faith groups, welcoming refugee groups and other community organisations.
Our alliances stretch across Barnet, Brent, Haringey, Harrow and Islington.
Together, we organise to overcome injustice and win change on the things that you and your local communities care about most across the city.
Since our founding in 2010, we have:
- Welcomed and Resettled over 100 Syrian refugees in North London
- Improved housing in several North London Communities
- Successfully negotiated with TfL in Brent to secure improved transport and safety
- Supported many local employers in becoming accredited real Living Wage employers, paying their staff the London Living Wage
- Hosted the first Iftar in a Synagogue during the holy month of Ramadan.
What are we fighting for?
The priority issues currently voted on by members in our community include:
- A real Living Wage.
- Support for asylum seekers in hotels.
- City University of London
- Middlesex University
- Middlesex University Students' Union
- University of the Arts London
- ARK Academy
- Haringey Learning Partnership
- Hendon School
- La Sainte Union
- Newman Catholic College
- Finchley Progressive Synagogue
- Finchley Reform Synagogue
- Holy Trinity Church Tottenham
- Kol Chai Hatch End Reform Synagogue
- St Joseph's Bunhill Row RC
- St Mark's Methodist Church Haringey
- St Peter's Harrow
- Wesley's Chapel
- Anna Freud Centre
- Springboard Youth
- Sufra NW
Want to join our Chapter?
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 via email on firstname.lastname@example.org and fill out our form below to hear updates from our Chapter.
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News, stories and updates
Harrow Citizens & Brent Citizens hold Accountability Assembly
On Wednesday 20th April, 140 leaders from 11 institutions across Harrow Citizens and Brent Citizens came together to hold a joint Accountability Assembly that saw 4 candidates (two per Borough) respond to an ambitious Manifesto ahead of the local Council elections. Co-Chaired by Rabbi Naomi Goldman from Kol Chai Reform Jewish Community in Harrow and Moussa Alkawarit, a 15-year-old Syrian refugee who is a student leader at Newman Catholic College in Brent, the Assembly was held at Ark Academy – a founding member of NLC – and it took place during Ramadan and Passover, just days after Easter.Read more