France – Alliance Citoyenne

France – Alliance Citoyenne

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The members of the Alliance Citoyenne organize themselves in the face of all the injustices of daily life. Faced with slum landlords, poor management of public housing, energy poverty, discrimination, social inequalities at school and attacks on public services, Alliance Citoyenne takes action together.


  • Paris – Aubervilliers
  • Grenoble
  • Lyon

Latest News from ACORN France

  • ACORN International’s global response to the COVID-19 Pandemic – Mumbai to British Columbia
    At the outset of the now-ongoing COVID-19 global pandemic, over a dozen chapters, branches, and affiliate organizations of ACORN International issued a global call for […]
  • ACORN and Alliance Citoyenne Win the Debate
    Grenoble approves wearing the burkini in public swimming pools
  • IN THE NEWS: Victory of the Hijabeuses
    The New York Times April 18, 2022 The Female Soccer Players Challenging France’s Hijab Ban By Constant Méheut Photographs by Monique Jaques
  • ACORN France08/21
    The Citizen Alliance’s Hijabi s’ Union is taking action at the  FFF-Fédération Française de Football to fight for for Muslim women wearing scarves. right to play official […]
  • Union Busting in France: Alliance Citoyenne Report
    Back in 2018, the anti-union repressive tactics of the Gennevilliers Mayor and elected officiales finally defeated the ACORN citizens’ alliance in that city. After months of deprivation of communal public rooms, banishment, intimidation of individuals, discrimination in accessing City services public defamation, SLAPP lawsuits, an organizer went into depression and the leaders decided to put the organization on hold. Along with discourses on local democracy and citizen participation, these practices show the reality of local power and its tendency to repress dissident voices.

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