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Disadvantaged groups in Greater Manchester supported with £100,000

11 May 2020 - 11:25 by michelle.foster

Lankelly Chase£100,000 has been allocated to support people experiencing extreme disadvantage in Greater Manchester through the coronavirus pandemic.

The £100,000 donation has come from the Lankelly Chase Foundation and will go to disabled people’s organisations and community organisations supporting those at risk of domestic abuse.

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Greater Manchester Disabled People's Panel GM Big Disability Survey – Covid-19 Special

24 Apr 2020 - 10:46 by michelle.foster

The Greater Manchester (GM) Disabled People's Panel is an independent strategic body made up of Disabled People's Organisations from across Greater Manchester. All of the members are disabled people and they seek to influence policy to support the rights of disabled people in GM. The Panel also scrutinises, consults, and advises the Mayor Andy Burnham and the GM Combined Authority.

This survey aims to find out what issues disabled people face during the Covid-19 / Coronavirus Pandemic and will be used to inform GM services how to meet those support needs.

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Unequal impact: Coronavirus (Covid-19) and the impact on people with protected characteristics

15 Apr 2020 - 11:46 by michelle.foster

The Women and Equalities Committee is launching an inquiry and they want to hear about the different and disproportionate impact that the Coronavirus – and measures to tackle it – is having on people with protected characteristics under the Equality Act.

What are protected characteristics?
It is against the law to discriminate against someone because of:

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Become a member of the Greater Manchester Coalition of Disabled People

13 Mar 2020 - 09:47 by michelle.foster

GMCDP membershipGreater Manchester Coalition of Disabled People (GMCDP) is celebrating 35 years of activism and campaigning for the rights and full inclusion for all disabled people. GMCDP want more disabled people to get involved and carry on their work. You’re invited to visit their website or get in contact with them to find out more about what they do.

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Macc wins Manchester Voluntary Sector Infrastructure Contract

4 Oct 2019 - 14:09 by michelle.foster

MaccAs you may be aware, earlier this year Manchester City Council and Manchester Health and Care Commissioning launched a competitive tendering process for the contract to provide support to the city's voluntary and community sector for the next three years. We are delighted to announce that Macc has been awarded this contract.

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Spirit of Manchester Story Week 2019 – Climate Emergency

6 Aug 2019 - 13:46 by michelle.foster

Are you a Manchester voluntary, community and social enterprise sector organisation? Would you like to share a story of your activity to tackle the climate emergency, as part of the 2019 Spirit of Manchester Story Week in September?

Spirit of Manchester Story Week 2019 - Climate emergency

We are looking for 20 VCSE organisations to share their stories during the week of 23-27 September.

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