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Values

Working with our allies at Citizen Network we work to achieve a world where everyone matters. The ideas and values that guide our work include:

Ageing with Dignity - Older people must be at the centre of community life and be treated as gifted and valued citizen until the end of life. Read more...

Basic Income - Everyone has the right to a secure income that enables them to be an active citizen and live a life of dignity. Read more...

Constitutional Reform - Power needs to be redistributed to citizens, to local communities and true democracy needs to be restored to public life. Read more...

Creative People - We are all creative beings and our creativity should be nurtured and encouraged at every stage in life. Read more...

Difference and Inclusion - We need to welcome people, with all their diverse gifts and impairments, into the life of the community. Read more...

Education for Citizenship - Children need love and support to grow into the best version of themselves. Read more...

Faith Matters - Spiritual and philosophical beliefs, with all their complexity and challenge, inspire a commitment to peace and justice. Read more...

Global Justice - Everyone matters and no country is more important than another; justice is found in a world that cherishes its diversity. Read more...

Health & Equality - Everyone should be entitled to free healthcare and a world that pays attention to the causes of ill health, including income inequality. Read more...

Innovation & Leadership - True leadership is the unseen effort to support leadership in others and help people find their own solutions. Read more...

Intellectual Disability Revolution - People with intellectual disabilities and their families are showing us what really matters in life. Read more...

Local Justice - We need to radically reduce our use of prisons and work to prevent crime in our local communities. Read more...

Mental Health Reform - We need more acceptance of people experiencing distress and pay more attention to the social and economic injustices that underpin it. Read more...

Politics & Social Change - Restoring a deeper commitment to justice and citizenship for all will demand radical personal, social and political change. Read more...

Public Service Reform - Public services should support community life and citizen action and be shaped by relationships of trust and humanity. Read more...

Real Homes for All - Everyone should be able to have a real home of their own, without debt or inflation or exploitation. Read more...

Rebalancing Work - Paid work, on any terms, is being valued too much, while other vital forms of life like: citizenship, caring and creating are valued too little. Read more...

Rethinking Social Care - We need support that helps us live as full citizens, respecting our individuality and our connections to family and community. Read more...

Sustainability & Social Justice - We need to find new ways to live in harmony together and with our planet. Read more...

Vibrant Communities - We need rich and diverse communities, places where we can belong and contribute, in order to have lives of meaning. Read more...

Women-Centred Working - Women continue to face injustice, violence and disrespect, often rooted in one-sided notions of what is really important in life. Read more...