Last week we hosted a successful event about the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Disabled People (UNCRDP) and how people in the north west of England feel about whether their human rights under the convention are being met here in the U
We are looking forward to taking part in two in-person events in Manchester in the first week of December!
A celebration of International Day of Disabled People
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