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

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    ACORN International board members, supported by their staff, convened in a first global Zoom call today. ACORN leaders from 15 countries […]
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    Alliance Citoyenne is our latest affilate.  They are hard at work in France.  

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