Latest updates from and for Citizen Network members.
Save the Date
Forthcoming events that Citizen Network and our members have planned for 2022.
Co-op News Covers Launch
The Cooperative Newspaper covers the launch of Citizen Network Osk.
Best practice in Early Childhood Intervention
A call for case studies from providers across Europe supporting children with disabilities and their families.
Letter to the Prime Minister on UBI
285 politicians, campaigners, academics and civil society leaders have signed a letter to Rishi Sunak.
Launch of Global Cooperative
12 organisations create the first global not-for-profit cooperative Citizen Network Osk.
Festival of Debate 2023
Submissions for Sheffield's world-leading CitizenFest are open now.
The Common Ground We Share
Important new research shows that the people of the UK share a common progressive vision.
No Labels No Walls Festival 2022
This year's Festival will take place in November - how will you be taking part?
Compassion In Politics
A letter to Liz Truss and Rishi Sunak asking them to support a public right to housing, food, and income.
Home is the Heart of Shared Living
Submit your proposals now to present at this International gathering in November.
We think this video about Hatty is brilliant, help us to share it.
Letter to the Labour Party
Advocates of regional devolution and democratic reform have written an open letter to Gordon Brown.
PFG Wins The Queen's Award for Voluntary Service
The People Focused Group receive recognition for their peer support community in Doncaster.
Markus Raivio Awarded Ashoka Fellowship
Kukunori's CEO is recognised for his work in developing Guided Functional Peer Support.
How to tell your story with your phone
Learn new skills with Citizen Network and Content Creatives.
An Alternative Queen's Speech
Sign the petition to clean up politics and strengthen the UK’s democracy.
Local Spending in England
New reports reveals the connection between austerity and centralisation in England.
Now Then wins Independent Media Awards
Sheffield's Now Then magazine scoops two Independent Media Awards.
Lankelly Chase backs the Citizen Network community
LankellyChase Foundation provides funding to support the Citizen Network community.
Can the World of Work Promote Citizenship?
We believe so, connect to our growing community focused on Rethinking Organisations.
21 - 23 April: We Are One CitizenFest
This year's CitizenFest will be a hybrid event taking place in Glasgow, save the date and join in.
19 April to 30 May: Festival of Debate 2022
This year's Festival programme is live, register for your ticket now and join in online and in person in Sheffield.
A statement on the war in Ukraine by Citizen Network.
UNIC Project Publishes Key Reports
Europe is showing an increasing commitment to the reform of Long Term Care and Support on human rights principles.
Basic Income Pilot for Care Leavers in Wales
Care leavers to receive £1,600 a month for up to two years
Join us online in 2022 to develop future plans for our community media channel.
Help us create a more inclusive and active community where everyone matters.
Building Citizen Network Together
Join us in 2022 to plan the future development of Citizen Network. Registration open now.
1 - 10 December: Inclusion North Winter Festival
Join Inclusion North for a full and varied programme of online events.
Festival of Debate 2022
It's time to submit your ideas for the programme of events in 2022.
9 December: It's Our Community Part 3
We need a radical and progressive vision for social care for young people and families.
Values into Action Scotland is 50!
Join VIAS and friends at a series of online events to celebrate their 50th Anniversary.
UBI Lab Network publish a proposal by Patrick Brown for a Resilience Universal Basic Income based on a Covid Dividend.
Call to Action
Add your signature to the Letter from The Stop People Dying Too Young group.
Launch of Power and Connection
Publication of landmark text on Local Area Coordination by Eddie Bartnik and Ralph Broad.
8 September - 13 October: Person-Centred Planning
Join the Jeder Institute and leading practitioners for a series of online events reflecting on person-centred…
25 - 26 August: No Labels No Walls Festival
Creating Action Together! Join No Labels No Walls, The Strindberg Laboratory and Kukunori for the third CitizenFest.
Channel 4 Dispatches Survey: Disability Benefits
The Centre has helped to develop a survey to measure the impact of the DWP on disabled people's wellbeing.
12 July: Neighbourhoods - refunction or recreate?
Join the Neighbourhood Democracy Movement and guest hosts for a lively discussion online.
National Care Service Campaign
Can you help support the Campaign and volunteer to help champion the cause?
18 - 21 August: Basic Income - Idea to Reality
The 22nd Basic Income Earth Network Congress in Glasgow will be hosted online and this year's theme is idea to reality.
12 - 14 July: Toronto Summer Institute
Inclusion Press are hosting their annual conference online this year - registrations are now open!
The Brown Envelope Book
An anti-austerity poetry anthology produced in collaboration with Don’t Go Breakin’ Our Arts.
9 June: Resilience Forum
Exploring how people with learning disabilities and autism should be included in research, both as participants and…
3 June: Neighbourhood Power
Join the Neighbourhood Democracy Movement in a conversation with community leaders seeking to establish permanent…
1 June: It’s Our Community Part 2
A Festival of Debate event on shaping social care differently in Sheffield and beyond, focusing on citizenship in…
20 May: Growing Local and Global Networks for Citizenship
The Losing Control Network has invited CfWR, Opus Independents & Citizen Network to host an Open House, join us.
4 May - 6 June: Festival of Debate
Join Sheffield's amazing Festival of Debate online, part of this year's CitizenFest 2021.