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Guernsey Community Foundation news May 2018

A bold new vision for the charitable sector The GCF outlines its view on the future of charities in Guernsey The Guernsey Community Foundation today unveils a bold six-point plan intended to transform the voluntary sector for the benefit of the Island, and invites all Islanders to take part

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GDA response to the Assisted Dying Requête

GDA response to the Assisted Dying requête 8th May 2018 The Guernsey Disability Alliance acknowledges the compassion and integrity of those who have brought forward the Requête on assisted dying. Both understandings of the term “assisted dying” and moral positions in relation to legalisation vary across our membership.  The

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Members’ letters agreed for public release

  ‘Assissted Dying’ letter to deputies (1)

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The Assisted Dying Debate

The Assisted Dying Debate On Wednesday 16th May the States of Guernsey will debate Assisted Dying. The Requête can be found on the Gov.gg website at: https://gov.gg/article/163966/Assisted-Dying You can provide your opinions to deputies by email all deputies2016@gov.gg if you are happy to, please cc us on info@disabilityalliance.org.gg There are a

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ESSC Media Release on multi-ground Equality Legislation

Following on from the previous blog, ESSC media release on multi-ground equality legislation, here is the press article on the subject including quotes from MIND and Age Concern. You can also listen back to our Partnership Director Karen Blanchford interview on BBC Radio Guernsey (1:10pm) https://www.bbc.co.uk/radioguernsey

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Committee for Employment & Social Security consider multi-ground Equality Legislation

Please find below the press release from ESSC. The GDA, Rob Platts & Karen Blanchford sit on the legislation project team that has been reviewing disability discrimination and working with the Galway legislation experts. We support this proposal but would look for a commitment from the States

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A Message from Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson

Please read the message from Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson – our Patron of the Guernsey Disability Alliance LBG Patron Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson Quotes – 28th April 2018

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10th Anniversary TONIGHT – 30th April

Come along and join us tonight at Les Cotils from 7 until 9pm. We will be celebrating 10 years since the signing of the GDA constitution. the evening will include: how far we have come – what has been achieved in 1 years An update from Employment

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Request from Cystic Fibrosis Guernsey to all GDA Members

From Mike Read – Cystic Fibrosis Guernsey Many of you may have read Deputy Roffey’s recent column in the Guernsey Press entitled “Should we spending more” and my subsequent response as President of Cystic Fibrosis Guernsey. Essentially Guernsey patients suffering from a range of serious life-threatening medical

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GDA workshop 1: Human Rights video 

The video from the 1st Workshop on preventing discrimination, focusing on Human Rights, is now available to view at the link below. You are welcome to share it. The slides for the workshop are in our previous post here. Any queries or requests for different formats please

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