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Henshaws Children and Young People Matched Appeal 2021

29 Jul 2021 - 15:20 by michelle.foster

henshawsBetween now and 31 August, every donation towards Henshaws work with Children and Young People, will be matched funded, by a local businessman. This means a donation of £25 would be worth £50, or a donation of £1,000 would be worth £2,000. If you are able to fundraise or make any donation during this period, it would make an incredible difference to a young person living with a visual impairment.

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Pathways Digital Inclusion Course

24 Jun 2021 - 11:57 by michelle.foster

breakthrough ukThis is a new course from Breakthrough UK to support disabled people to become digitally included, which begins on 1 July in Wythenshawe. Those who complete the 8 week course will receive a free Chromebook.

The course is for Manchester residents, aged 18 or over who identify as disabled and are digitally excluded.

Referrals need to be submitted by 28 June by calling 0161 234 3950 or text 0793 994 4232.

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Manchester Disabled People’s Engagement Panel

25 Mar 2021 - 14:24 by michelle.foster

opportunityApplications are now open for individuals to join the new Manchester Disabled People’s Engagement Panel. Members of the panel will use their lived experience of disability to ensure that Manchester’s services and businesses do not create unexpected barriers to disabled people. It aims to be a ‘go-to’ group where key organisations from across public services and businesses in the city will come to get advice on being more inclusive.

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Greater Manchester Disabled People’s Panel is recruiting new members

11 Feb 2021 - 15:34 by michelle.foster

opportunityThe Greater Manchester Disabled People’s Panel (GMDPP) is made up of Disabled People’s Organisations (DPO- that is organisations majority run and staffed by disabled people) across Greater Manchester. It operates at the highest strategic level with the GM Mayor Andy Burnham and GM Combined Authority to advise, consult, influence, and create policy with the aim to improve the lives of disabled people throughout GM.

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Who is Greater Manchester Coalition of Disabled People (GMCDP)?

4 Feb 2021 - 14:02 by michelle.foster

gmcdpThe following few months are going to see Greater Manchester Coalition of Disabled People (GMCDP) entering a new development stage and they would like to extend the opportunity for members to become involved also. Project worker Gemma would like to run a series of workshops that will offer a unique opportunity to shape the way GMCDP continues it practices.

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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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