Glasgow Disability Alliance

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Publications: Manifesto and Campaigns

GDA Manifesto 2017

An Accessible Glasgow for All
It’s high time to make Glasgow Accessible for All of us.
Michael Igoe, GDA Drivers for Change
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.

For accessible formats, please contact us on 0141 556 7103.

15 Rights to Independent Living

This Manifesto for Independent Living formed the basis of GDA members’ campaign to Glasgow during the last local elections, leading to Glasgow’s current Independent Living Strategy.

Available in alternative formats – downloads coming soon. If you require one now please contact us on 0141 556 7103.

Manifesto For Equal Particpation

This Manifesto maps out what needs to happen so disabled people can make our full and equal contribution to and thriving Scotland.
For a fairer Scotland, disabled people need Equal Participation.

This means we need to:

Co-produce actions to embed our rights in reality
Protect support for choice and control
Invest in connections and build resilience
Support and enable our contributions


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