We're hiring!

We are recruiting a full time access and inclusion worker to work on the Disabled People's Archive. The Disabled People’s Archive is run by Greater Manchester Coalition of Disabled People with the support of Archives+ which is part of Manchester Central Library.

Job title: Access and Inclusion worker

Hours: 35 hours per week

Salary: £23,600 per annum

Location: Central Library (primary location) and GMCDP office

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Thursday, 9 September, 2021

Government Fails Disabled People Again

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.

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Wednesday, 28 July, 2021

Launch of research report into the state of the DPO sector in England

‘Understanding the needs of DPOs in England’ – launch of research report into the state of the DPO sector in England

We are very pleased to have contributed to this report! GMCDP ran focus groups and "mapped" the sector in the North West whilst other regional disabled people's organisations did the same in other parts of the country.

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Tuesday, 13 July, 2021

GMCDP Office Christmas closure

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.

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Wednesday, 16 December, 2020

International Day of Disabled People - 3rd December 2020 – We've Got Each Other!

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. The programme is as follows:

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Tuesday, 1 December, 2020

Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government Consultation Paper:

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 Consultation'.  This consultation is as follows...

 

Q1.    Respondent details:

Organisation: Greater Manchester Coalition of Disabled People

We are responding on behalf of the above organisation.

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Tuesday, 1 December, 2020

Funding available for North West Disabled People's Organisations

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.

The DPO Covid-19 Emergency Fund aims to support DPOs to meet the needs of disabled people, and are looking to fund the following broad three areas:

• Independent living

• Isolation

• Income

Some examples of work that could be funded:

• A DPO wanting funding to produce local Covid-19 related information in

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Tuesday, 15 September, 2020

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