Britain - Organising for the Common Good
Over the last 10 years a very fruitful synergy has developed between the Jesuits in Britain and Citizens UK - the community organising network. Fr. Tim Byron SJ talks to Neil Jameson, founder and director of Citizens UK. In a time of political polarisation and a weakening of trust and confidence in politics and public institutions, Citizens UK has brought the skills of community organising to local groups across the country. Churches, schools, trade unions, mosques, charities, synagogues are all shown how to work together and engage with the powerful. Read more...