Harrow & Brent
Harrow & Brent Citizens
Who are we?
We are Harrow Citizens and Brent Citizens, part of North London Citizens. Hundreds of people form our alliance from schools, churches, mosques, synagogues and community groups. Together, we organise to tackle injustice in our local communities and beyond.
Since our founding in 2005 we have:
- Settled 17 refugee families across Harrow and Brent.
- Campaigned for youth and street safety.
- And are building the first Malachi Place for homeless people in Harrow by March 2021.
What are we campaigning for?
The priority issues voted on by members in our community include:
- Building affordable housing, especially on large new developments like the Old Oak Common.
- Tackling homelessness and its causes, including poor mental health support.
- Fighting climate change through more green jobs and green homes.
- Resettling refugee families in our communities.
- St Peter's Church of England
- St Alban's Church of England
- St John Fisher Roman Catholic
- Kol Chai Reform Synagogue
- Mahfil Ali (Shia Ithna'ashari Community of Middlesex)
Want to join our borough alliances?
We’re always looking for new member organisations that share our passion for developing community leaders and achieving social change! Get in touch with our local Associate Community Organiser using the form below.
Find out more about the benefits of becoming a Citizens UK member.
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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