Glasgow Disability Alliance

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

Rallying together, through a year like no other

As we approach the end of a year like no other… …it’s safe to say that 2 things have remained consistent: disabled people have faced the sharpest impacts of the challenges this year has thrown up – and GDA has done everything in our power to support them through it. We have suffered losses – […]

Celebrating our strengths and tenacity, on International Day of Disabled People

For International Day of Disabled People, we’re taking a moment to celebrate the incredible strength and tenacity disabled people have shown, and the contributions they have made, throughout all the challenges 2020 has thrown at us: shoring each other up, speaking out, holding on; and pushing for solutions to the barriers in our way, and […]

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 […]


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