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Confident, connected, contributing

Glasgow Disability Alliance (GDA) is a membership organisation run by and for disabled people. 

We have 3500 members across Greater Glasgow - and counting!

Our free, accessible learning and events 

- bring people together 

- build confidence and connections

- unlock opportunities to participate, contribute and use your voice!

Who We Are

Upcoming Events

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Feminism Hero

Disability, Identity, History and Feminism

Tuesday, 6th March, 2018

One of our International Women’s Day events! • Women only event • Discuss issues such as identity, feminism and women’s suffrage. • Take inspiration from the fabulous museum collection to produce your own banner or artwork. • Open to all ages.

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Dance Day!

Thursday, 15th March, 2018

Try out some modern dance moves! • A great way to keep fit and have fun. • Suitable for all abilities, including wheelchair users. • Open to all ages.

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Cook Safe & Emergency First Aid

Thursday, 22nd March, 2018

Learn about healthy eating and how to safely prepare meals. • Cookery demonstration - a healthy lunch cooked for you! • Learn first aid basics. • Find out what to do, and what not to do in an emergency! • Open to all ages.

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Employer-ability and The Business of Equality

Employing more disabled people is not only good for society - it's good for business too!

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Empowerment in Action!

What does Community Empowerment look like? Ask 400+ GDA members!

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“Poverty is not inevitable”: and disability equality could hold the key to eradicating it."

With Child Poverty set to soar under Universal Credit, this week the Scottish Parliament voted unanimously to set historic, statutory targets to eradicate child poverty in Scotland, and “transform the prospects of generations to come”.

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“Austerity – the mother of invention?”

UK Social Care Minister celebrating council cuts in Westminster this week shows how undervalued disabled people’s lives and contributions are. Social Care needs to be recognized as an infrastructural investment in Scotland's social and economic prosperity.