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Breakthrough UK are seeking Trustees

12 Nov 2020 - 14:29 by michelle.foster

breakthrough ukBreakthrough UK greatly value the energy, time, commitment and talents of their skilled Board of Trustees, who make it possible for them to achieve their aims. In return Trusteeship provides a hugely rewarding opportunity for you to make a positive impact on the lives of disabled people. This is a voluntary role, reasonable travel expenses and access requirements will be met.

Breakthrough UK trustees are:

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Employment during the Coronavirus Pandemic for people with lived experience of disability and long term conditions survey

15 Oct 2020 - 14:08 by michelle.foster

The North West Disabled Peoples Stakeholder Group are a network recruited by the Governments Disability Unit and they would like to raise with the Disability Minister issues that are affecting disabled people in employment during the pandemic. Complete their short and confidential survey to give your views. 

Complete the survey here


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Leonard Cheshire Youth Campaigning and Journalism project: Change Makers

17 Sep 2020 - 15:29 by michelle.foster

leonard cheshireChange Makers is a project for young people aged 16-25 with disabilities to explore issues in their local area and to design and run campaigns highlighting the issues and make change. Leonard Cheshire are currently operating in Glasgow, Swansea, Manchester and Belfast.

This is a great opportunity for the young people to:

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Breakthrough survey on employment during the Coronavirus Pandemic for people with lived experience of disability and long term conditions

17 Sep 2020 - 15:27 by michelle.foster

breakthrough UKBreakthrough UK is a member of the North West Regional Stakeholder Network, of the Cabinet Office Disability Unit, providing a channel for input and engagement with central government from disabled people in the region.

They want to find out about the experiences of disabled people/people with lived experience of disability and long-term conditions, regarding employment so far during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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No Going Back: A New Report from Macc on Manchester's Voluntary Sector Response to the Covid-19 Crisis

11 Sep 2020 - 09:00 by helen.walker

No Going Back, Macc's latest report brings together the experiences of 22 local voluntary sector leaders who shine a light on the critical role that the voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) sector has played during the response to the Covid-19 crisis. As well as reflecting on the lessons learned during the crisis, the leaders make the case for change going forward and highlight the unique opportunity society has to make things better in the future. Articles cover a diverse range of issues including: mental health; disability; community radio; funding; community centres; racism; sexual abuse; domestic violence; prisoners; commissioning; partnership; youth support; LGBT; and advice.

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OMDP Independent Co-Chair – Vacancy

27 Aug 2020 - 11:40 by michelle.foster

This is an exciting time to join the Our Manchester Disability Partnership Team as the Our Manchester Disability Plan and Partnership are currently undertaking significant strategic development.

The Partnership are seeking an Independent Chair who is a disabled person or has lived experience of disability who lives or works in Manchester to join their existing Co-Chair to lead the Partnership Board through this period of review and refresh.

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Spirit of Manchester Story Week 2020 – No Going Back

12 Aug 2020 - 11:56 by michelle.foster

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Are you a Manchester voluntary, community and social enterprise sector organisation?

Would you like to share a story of your new everyday activity, as part of the 2020 Spirit of Manchester Story Week in September?

We are looking for 20 VCSE organisations to share their stories during the week of 21-25 September.

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