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#MakeAChange awards – nominations are now open

Nominations are now open for the #MakeAChange awards 2018. Members, disabled islanders, carers and their family and friends are invited to nominate and recognise the outstanding achievements of organisations, groups and individuals that have worked to improve accessibility and inclusion for disabled islanders and carers in Guernsey Examples of

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We are seeking a new Chair of the GDA

The GDA is seeking a new chair to lead us through the next phase of our work, taking us up to June 2020. This is a leadership and governance role, guiding our Board and three service areas: Thought Leader – Social Policy led by Dr Rob Harnish

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September Newsletter

We are very pleased to attach the September newsletter for the Guernsey Disability Alliance and its members and partners. Please use the hyperlinks within the pdf to find further information or check out our news page on our website for more detail on each topic Best wishes

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Update on Development of Discrimination Legislation

The GDA has recently published a communique to members which explains how the States are approaching the development of discrimination legislation now that the scope has been expanded to multiple grounds (Sex, sexual orientation, age, race, religion & belief, family status and civil or marital status, gender

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Pride of Britain Awards – nominations now open

Do you know anyone who has made an impact on you, or made a big difference in your life? Who would you nominate as a representative of someone who encompasses all things inspirational? If you have someone in mind, do not stop for a moment! Click on

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The GDA call to local businesses to support its vital services 

The GDA are calling on local businesses to support its vital services.  We are sending each one a flyer asking them to give us a hand as we work to support our 40+ disability charities and individual members. This year, the GDA is celebrating its 10th anniversary. 

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New Member Services Officer Role

Deadline extended: Monday 16th April We are excited to announce that the Guernsey Deanery Fund LBG has provided funding for a one year contract for a new member services role. This role is critical to supporting, communicating and empowering our membership and ensuring the voice of disabled

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Legislation update: A call to Galway by Rob Platts

Dear Members A call to Galway Probably just hearing the word “legislation”, for some, makes hearts sink and eyes droop in despair and disbelief. Many, perhaps, now equate the word “legislation” with delays, broken promises and denied rights – and I can understand that. The great Dr

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Jersey Disability Discrimination Consultation – GDA response

At the end of last year Jersey organised a consultation with the public in their disability discrimination legislation. The GDA gave a full response (special thanks to Rob Platts), many of our comments are included in the consultation report.  The GDA has concluded that the proposed approach

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Statement by the President of the Committee for Employment & Social Security

Please click on the link below to read the statement made by Deputy Michelle Le Clerc on Tuesday 16th February 2018. https://gov.gg/article/163393/Statement-by-the-President-of-the-Committee-for-Employment–Social-Security

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