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About Sophie, North London CITIZENS

I am a Senior Community Organiser at CITIZENS UK. I work as the Brent Organiser as part of the North London CITIZENS alliance. With Ark Academy, we are running a Neighbourhood Challenge to build an alliance of civil society institutions in Brent who want to work together to make change for the common good.

100 Days of Peace

I’ve mentioned in a previous blog that as part of our City Safe work in Brent we are working with all the other London Citizens boroughs to launch ‘100 Days of Peace’. It’s a campaign to make the streets a … Continue reading

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Crest Academy clean up their community!

Today we had our Crest Litter Action! It was amazing. The students have been working really hard in the build up and taking a real role in the organisation and delivery of the action. 40 students gathered at lunchtime today … Continue reading

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Icarus visits Brent Citizens

This week we had Paul from Icarus to come and visit Brent Citizens. We organised for him to spend some time with the Ark students, the Al-Khoei students, with Ms. Jaffar our star Y2 Al-Khoei teacher who is leading on … Continue reading

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Brent Citizens become Money Mentors

Three years ago when the financial crisis hit our country, it made people stop and think about the things that need to be different. In London Citizens, before Brent Citizens was born, we ran a listening campaign to understand how … Continue reading

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Ian returns from 6 Day Training and NTCGW plan for action

It’s hard getting people to commit to training because it can be such a big time commitment but when they do it’s always a fantastic experience and makes such a difference to the work locally. When Ian came back from … Continue reading

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Citizens UK 6 Day Training

Citizens UK training is one of the most important elements of our work. Training and development can happen in some many different ways; in the classroom at school, from the pulpits in church, at Friday Prayers or in one to … Continue reading

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Brent Citizens meeting HRH Prince Charles!!

On February 2nd, HRH Prince Charles was spending the day with the Bishop of London. As part of his visit, he was invited to spend time with churches who are doing good work in their local communities and the Parish … Continue reading

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