We are pleased to tell you about a new GMCDP project which began on 15 October. The 3-year project, funded by Wellcome, will gradually make the GMCDP archive collection available.
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GMCDP is amongst a group of disabled people's organisations to speak out against the government's recently announced national disability strategy. The full text of the press release / statement is below.
‘Understanding the needs of DPOs in England’ – launch of research report into the state of the DPO sector in England
GMCDP’s (online) office will be closed from the close of business on Friday 19th of December until Monday 4th of January. There will still be posts on social media throughout this time.
GMCDP has contributed to this year’s International Day Of Disabled People, working with Manchester Archive+ and Manchester City Council. The programme features as some films by GMCDP and an appearance from GMCDP’s very own Dennis Queen.
GMCDP's Campaigns Subgroup and a number of interested members have been working together over the past few weeks to produce a response to the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Governments ' Raising Accessibility Standards for New Homes Co
The National Emergency Trust has announced £1.5 million of funding to support grassroots Disabled Peoples Organisations (DPOs) across the UK to respond to the Covid-19 needs of disabled people.