February 2022

It is with deepest regret that GMCDP has learnt of the sad passing of Mike Marrow (47).

A photograph of a group of four young disabled people. Mike, a young white man with curly hair and glasses (back left)with friends from the young disabled people's forum. They are winding down in what looks like a bar with arcade machines in the background
News Category: GMCDP News
News Date: 15/02/2022

January 2022

Join us and Greater Manchester Disabled People's Panel online on Monday 7th February from 4.30-5.30pm for a conversation between Mayor Andy Burnham and disabled people in Greater Manchester.

News Category: GMCDP News
News Date: 25/01/2022

December 2021

As work begains cataloguing items in the Dsiabled People's Archived, housed at Manchester Central LIbrary, you can view items from the collection on the archive's accessible website at di

Collage of photographs for various printed items from the archive including pamphlets, flyers and photographs
News Category: GMCDP News
News Date: 09/12/2021

On Saturday 4th December GMCDP was part of an event at the People's History Museum to celebrate the International Day of Disabled People and to promote the Disabled People's Archive and the forthcoming "Nothing About Us Without Us" exhibition on t

Photograph of Dennis Queen singing and playing acoustic guitar in the People's History Museum
News Category: GMCDP News
News Date: 08/12/2021

November 2021

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

News Category: GMCDP News
News Date: 25/11/2021

October 2021

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.

Illustration of a book with the GMCDP motif. White and black on bright yellow
News Category: GMCDP News
News Date: 27/10/2021

September 2021

August 2021

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.

News Category: GMCDP News
News Date: 28/07/2021