Glasgow Disability Alliance

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Have you had a positive volunteering experience that has improved your mental health?  Do you want to share your story?

In the coming weeks, Volunteer Glasgow – alongside GCVS, NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde and the Campaign to End Loneliness – will be promoting good mental health this winter. As part of the campaign, Volunteer Glasgow is seeking to hear from individuals who have had a positive volunteering experience that has resulted in improved mental health.  […]

25 years since the Disability Discrimination Act, we need #AllOurRightsInLaw

25 years since the Disability Discrimination Act, we need #AllOurRightsInLaw November sees the start of disability history month, and 25 years since disabled activists, campaigners and our allies achieved a landmark for equality and Human Rights in the UK, as the Disability Discrimination Act was passed. The DDA and now the Equality Act confer a […]

#GlasgowIsNoPlaceForHate #HCAW2020

This week is Glasgow’s 6th annual Hate Crime Awareness Week, focussed on the theme of disability Hate Crime – and with GDA’s leading role in Glasgow’s Hate Crime Working Group it was fitting for us to launch the event with powerful new material performed by our Purple Poncho Players based on real life experiences – and […]

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Glasgow Hate Crime Awareness Week

Sunday 18 – Saturday 24 October is Glasgow Hate Crime Awareness Week. To mark the launch of the week on Monday there will be an online launch event. Glasgow is no Place for Hate ⁠ Mon 19 Oct, 14:00 – 15:30. ⁠ ⁠ They are launching the campaign this year with our first ever online […]


Latest e-bulletin: Social Care

GDA’s latest e-bulletin, ‘Disempowered and dehumanised: why we’re calling for a National Care Agency‘, is out now. GDA members this week met with Derek Feeley, former Director General for Health and Social Care and NHS Chief Executive, to contribute their lived experiences, ideas and priorities to the Independent Review of Adult Social Care, which Mr. […]

Latest Learning Bulletin! Sept 2020

Our latest learning bulletin is out now! Download it here or read the full text below: “Get connected” Meet others! Have Fun! GDA online learning and opportunities to make connections! GDA has moved all our learning, events, and opportunities to connect and have your say online for the time being. You can also join in […]

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