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North London Citizens Annual General Meeting

On Tuesday 15th November, we took part in the North London Citizens Annual General Meeting at the City and Islington College

Nine students and three stafff took part in  the North London Citizens Annual General Meeting. We joined with other member institutions from Brent, Barnet, Haringey, Camden and Islington- faith groups, schools, universities, youth groups and trade unions, to discuss issues of common concern. We took part because we are proud to be from North London and we know that together we are more powerful than any of us would be alone. We want to stand up against the injustices and hardships that surround our families and our communities. We enjoyed listening to the feedback on the different campaigns- Living Wage, Housing and Community Ladntrusts, Stand Up Stand Out.

We are launching our own London Citizens City Safe Haven on 14th December at 4.00pm. This will be named in memory of our ex student Daniel Omari Smith.

Our students shared their experiences of the Annual General Meeting.....

"It was a great experience and opportunity to get involved in something great. It has me excited to be involved." Vishal Year 11

"It was a great honour to meet up with North London Citizens and hear what we've accomplished." Joshua Year 11

"I thoroughly enjoyed the experience which gave me a valuable insight into the upcoming projects and campaigns from Citizens UK." Jayme Year 7

"I really enjoyed the meeting. I also liked meeting people from other associations." Jose Year 10

"I met new people which boosted my confidence and I got to know them." Emils Year 10

"At the assembly, we all updated ourselves on how well North London is doing. We congratulated ourselves." Javan Year 10