North London Citizens
North London Citizens
Who are we?
We are North London Citizens, a Citizens UK Chapter. 20,000 people form our alliance from schools, universities, faith groups, welcoming refugee groups and other community organisations.
Together, we organise to tackle injustices in our local communities.
Our alliances are in Barnet, Brent, Enfield, Haringey, Harrow and Islington.
Since our founding in 2010, we have:
- Led a successful inquiry into the 2011 London riots.
- Resettled over 100 Syrian refugees in North London.
- Improved housing in several North London Communities.
- Improved issues related to transport and safety by successfully negotiating with TfL in Brent.
- Convinced key employers to pay 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 voted on by members in our community include:
- A real Living Wage.
- Affordable housing.
- Climate change.
- Youth safety.
- Mental health.
- Refugee Resettlement.
- Finchley Progressive Synagogue
- Finchley Reform Synagogue
- Middlesex University Students Union
- Somali Bravanese Welfare Association
- Woodhouse College
- All Saints Church of England Primary School N20
- Hendon School
- Ark Academy, Wembley
- Newman Catholic College
- Al Khoei Foundation
- New Testament Church of God, Willesden
- English for Action, Brent Hub
- Metroland Cultures
Find out more about our alliance in Brent.
- St Mark's Methodist Church
- Muswell Hill Methodist Church
- Holy Trinity Church, Tottenham
- High Cross United Reformed Church
- Crouch End Chavurah
- St Paul's & All Hallows Primary School
- Holy Trinity Primary School
- The Willow Primary School and Broadwaters' Children's Centre
- Alevi Cultural Centre
- Highgate School
- London Academy of Excellence Tottenham
Find out more about our alliance in Harrow.
Want to join our Chapter?
We’re always looking for new members! Get in touch with our local Community Organisers using the form below:
Find out more about the benefits of becoming a Citizens UK member.
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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