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Empowerment in Action

Another 12 months of GDA courses, coaching, peer support, partnerships - and 529 new members! Read our annual review for a whirlwind overview of GDA's amazing progress 2016-17.


Fairer Glasgow for Disabled People

Disabled people's rights eroded to level of "Human Catasrophe" says UN. Read more to find out what we can do about this in Glasgow.

General Leaflet

GDA General Leaflet

GDA is run by and for disabled people. We have thousands of members across Glasgow. We are free to join, run free learning and events and offer free transport for everything we do.

Esa Response

'Cut the Barriers, not our Benefits!'

"Any increase in conditionality, increasing the risk of sanctions, will be counter-productive to the Green Paper's stated aim of halving the disability employment gap".

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GDA Manifesto 2017

Disabled Glaswegians face higher poverty and unemployment, exclusion, isolation, Hate Crime and discrimination. Here are 5 actions our Glasgow City Councillors can take to end this crisis, and work with us to make Glasgow a world-leading Accessible City.

Social Capital

Full GDA Social Capital Evaluation Report

Read the GDA Social Capital Evaluation Report in full here.

Nov Lerning Bulletin

GDA Learning Bulletin Nov 16 - Jan 17

A printed version of our upcoming courses and events

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Building Connections: GDA Social Capital Report Summary

Research examining the impact of and “difference made” by Drivers for Change and the Purple Poncho Players, focusing on the social connections and social capital of GDA members taking part.