Manchester City Council consults on equality objectives

Manchester City Council are reviewing their equalities objectives for 2020-2024. They want Manchester residents to give their views. You can tell them what you think here:   

https://secure.manchester.gov.uk/info/200024/consultations_and_surveys/7864/equality_objectives_making_manchester_a_more_equal_place

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Thursday, 7 November, 2019

Job vacancy at CHANGE

CHANGE’s purpose is to challenge the injustices experienced by people with learning disabilities by addressing issues of power. Working as equal partners of people with disabilities, we use new ways to drive change and enable genuine inclusion.

CHANGE is joining the Advonet group from September 1st. Advonet is a Leeds-based advocacy organisation with complementary vision and values to those of CHANGE. The move will free CHANGE up to focus on its strengths of securing social justice for people with learning and other disabilities.

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Tuesday, 3 September, 2019

Peterloo 200th Anniversary Vigil Friday 16th August 2pm

Peterloo 200th Anniversary Vigil

Friday 16th August 2pm

At Peterloo Memorial, Windmill St, Manchester

 

"On the anniversary itself, our campaign will be holding a vigil soon after the reading of the names of the Peterloo Protesters who were massacred.

As discussions are still ongoing with Manchester City Council and the artist, it is important that we continue to raise our placards high. We have been amazingly successful so far but we are not there yet and a good solution has still not been devised, but we are hoping to have more news next week.

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Tuesday, 13 August, 2019

Job Vacancy at Breakthrough UK - Office and Business Manager

Vacancy for Office and Business Manager

Salary: £25,000 – £27,500 negotiable depending on experience
Hours: 35 hours per week

Based: North Manchester

We are looking for a confident individual who has excellent organisational skills and wants to step up into a role in which they can develop and grow.

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Monday, 12 August, 2019

Call out for people affected by Disability Hate Crime

A television production company is working on a BBC2 documentary on Disability Hate Crime and would like to speak to people affected by this issue.

If you would like to share your story please email lucybrown [at] hardcashproductions.com.

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Wednesday, 7 August, 2019

Job at GMCDP - Shaping Our Inclusion Project Worker

Shaping Our Inclusion Project Worker

£14,160 per annum (fixed term contract till 30th June 2020)

We are recruiting a project worker (21 hrs p/w) for this innovative project for a fixed term contract ending 30th June 2020.

The project will give disabled people opportunities to become involved in the governance and running of GMCDP, helping to shape the direction of the organisation, as well as influence on areas such as campaigning, communications and membership.

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Friday, 14 June, 2019

Vacancy for Operational Services Manager - Breakthrough UK

From Breakthrough UK

 

Vacancy for Operational Services Manager

Salary £25,000 - £30,000 per annum (negotiable depending on experience)

 

Based in North Manchester

 

As a member of our Company Management Team you will be the operational lead for the management & development of a diverse range of employment & independent living services which support disabled people to participate fully in society and mainstream employment.

 

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Friday, 14 June, 2019

Disabled People’s History Finds A Home In Manchester

Disabled People’s History Finds A Home In Manchester

Wednesday 19 June will see the launch in Manchester of the GMCDP Archive (Greater Manchester Coalition of Disabled People).

The Archive consists of hundreds of documents and other artefacts which evidence the struggle for equality and recognition undertaken by disabled people’s organisations in the 20th and 21st Centuries.

The archive has been deposited with Manchester’s Archives+, who are providing a substantial level of support with cataloguing and preservation as well as housing the collection.

Items from the archive
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Thursday, 6 June, 2019

Inaccessible Peterloo massacre memorial causes protest storm

From Disability News Service:

 

Disabled activists have criticised a council for pushing ahead with “discriminatory” plans for a memorial to victims of the Peterloo massacre – who died 200 years ago in the cause of equality – that will be completely inaccessible to many disabled people.

 

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Friday, 31 May, 2019

The Accessibles #3: Access Denied Until Future Notice is now available to download

The Accessibles issue 3 is now available to download from our website.

In the third issue of the award winning The Accessibles, the team travel into the future to have a look at how The Social Model Of Disability is implemented to make society accessible for everyone. The Accessibles was written by young disabled people with superb local comic artist Jim Meadway

You can download here

 

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Thursday, 30 May, 2019

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