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#GlasgowIsNoPlaceForHate #HCAW2020

Posted on Thursday, October 22nd, 2020

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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GDA's Chief Executive Tressa Burke holds the Glasgow Hate Crime Pledge next to a logo that reads' 3rd Party Reporting

Glasgow Hate Crime Awareness Week

Posted on Thursday, October 15th, 2020

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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Derek Feeley appears on our zoom call with a variety of members on zoom

Latest e-bulletin: Social Care

Posted on Friday, October 2nd, 2020

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. […]

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colourful cover of GDA's learning bulletin Sept 2020 'Get Connected'

Latest Learning Bulletin! Sept 2020

Posted on Tuesday, September 22nd, 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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PIP: Claim your Rights Now!

Posted on Tuesday, September 22nd, 2020

The benefits system is changing – download our PIP update leaflet to find out more. We can help you get all get the money you are entitled to – contact us now on 0800 432 0422!   GDA Rights Now! Our Welfare Rights Officers can help make sure you get everything you are entitled to! […]

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Participatory Budgeting and Local Democracy

Posted on Friday, September 18th, 2020

GDA was founded to support disabled people’s participation in decisions that affect us – and from our first ever big event in 2003 when we brought 50+ disabled people together with planners from NHS and Social Work to share our experiences, priorities and concerns for Health and Social Care Integration, GDA members have unwaveringly pursued […]

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