Neil Jameson

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"Neil Jameson is Founding Executive Director of CITIZENS UK and Lead Organiser of London Citizens. He is the most experienced Community Organiser in the UK with 21 years experience building, funding and sustaining diverse broad based Citizens Organisations like LONDON CITIZENS. He has developed and taught the CITIZENS UK Community Organising curriculum to over 3,000 local leaders drawn from some of the country’s most disadvantaged areas. He has also established the first professional Guild of Community Organisers which has successfully attracted and supports over 25 full time Community Organisers who work with member communities in London, Milton Keynes and several others cities and towns across the country. The Guardian has identified him as one of the top 100 most significant public servants in the country. Following a Politics Degree and some time teaching in Sudan, he qualified for Social Work and later practiced and managed both Community Workers and Community Development Workers in Wales, the North and the Midlands in a variety of settings. He has been a development Director for Save the Children and Regional Director for The Children's Society before establishing CITIZENS UK as the vehicle to revive community organizing in the UK in 1989." [1]


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  1. CITIZENS UK Neil Jameson, organizational web page, accessed August 30, 2012.