After a wait of almost two years since the initial consultation, this week the Government published its response to the Raising Accessibility Standards for New Homes Consultation.
In 2021, the Independent Inequalities Commission’s recommendation for Greater Manchester to: “Create a Community Wealth Hub to support and grow co-operatives, mutuals, social and community enterprises, staffed by people from the co-operative and c
The Greater Manchester Disabled People’s Panel has launched the ‘Big Disability Survey 2022’.
We have secured five years of funding from The National Lottery to support our development and growth.
This means we have two exciting job vacancies:
Job title: Archive lead
Hours: 21 hours per week
Salary: £28,000 per annum (£16,800 pro rata)
On Friday night I attended DIS:Play, an immersive collection of interactive performances by a group of young disabled creatives, held at Contact Theatre.
The Disabled People's Archive team have put together a small exhibition of material relating to DAN (Disabled People’s Direct Action Network) which is currently on display at Manchester Central Library.
One of our executive committee members, Dennis, gave a short talk at the RMT (The National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers) disabled members’ conference last Friday.
The Young Creatives Project is a collaboration project with GMCDP, Archives+ and Contact. It gives time for young disabled people to share lived experiences, research the history of disabled protest and develop creative skills.
We are seeking a judicial review of how the DWP use a computer algorithm to pick disabled people to be investigated for fraud, because we think it is unfair.
The stages of a judicial review process are: