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COVID-19: We have adapted what we do and how we work during the current pandemic. Read more about GDA’s COVID-response

#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 […]

Volunteer applications now open!

Will you be applying for #GetInvolvedGlasgow? Applications close on 25th August. Don’t miss your chance! More information about the volunteering opportunities available, go to    

International audiences wowed by Glasgow’s empowered Disabled People

International audiences wowed by Glasgow’s empowered Disabled People March 28th, 2019 Purple Poncho Players welcome worldwide visitors and receive standing ovation from First Minister In a whirlwind week, Glasgow’s Disabled People have wowed visitors to the city from more than 70 countries, showcasing GDA’s model of peer support, empowerment and participation, to a rousing chorus […]

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