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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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ERO Media Release – Toward fairness for all: Developing Guernsey’s equality and rights organisation

Please find on our blog below the ERO news release for your attention. Deputies Yerby and Le Clerc are available for interviews on this topic. Issued by: Siriol Evans Tel: 01481 732517 E-mail:   ERO Media Release Jan18 FINAL

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Accessible Sport & Activities in Guernsey

Led by Karen Blanchford (GDA/Access or All) & Olly Tracey (Onscreen Creations) In conjunction with members, Access for All and The Guernsey Sports Commission GDA’s mission is equality of opportunity for disabled islanders and carers in Guernsey.  We want to change how Guernsey thinks about disability. In

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How to make nominations for the Guernsey Sports Awards

We are actively encouraging our network to nominate friends and members for the Guernsey Sports Awards – para disability sports category. Awards and events like this are key to raising awareness and acceptance locally so please share, nominate and get involved. Here’s a note from Philippa Stahelin form Headway Guernsey  on

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Hidden disability campaign moves into phase two

We All Matter Eh?, supported by the Guernsey Disability Alliance’s (GDA), initiative to improve public awareness of hidden disabilities has this week launched its next phase. The initiative shares the experiences of local people living with a wide range of hidden disabilities. Individuals share their stories to

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Seeking funds for Cystic Fibrosis guest speaker

Our local Cystic Fibrosis group, along with GDA are looking to bring over Tim Wotton to speak on living with CF, sport and health as part of our ‘We All Matter Eh?’ campaign on hidden disabilities. Tim Wotton, 45, is a full-time communications consultant, award-winning author, international

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On the Radio with our Member Charity Cystic Fibrosis Channel Islands

If you were listen to the BBC radio this morning you will have heard Mike, Courtney and Karen speaking about Hidden Disabilities and Cystic Fibrosis Channel Islands. More information can be found on their Facebook page and on the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Blog  We are looking for a sponsor

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Keep Moving sessions

We have been asked to share the details of Keep Moving which offer a range of sporting activities for people with restricted mobility on Wednesdays and Thursdays between 12.30-1.30. For more information please contact

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Good News from the Guernsey Deaf Childrens Society

As part of the GDA member charities publicity campaign for the Disability Strategy update, Leonie Burrows, Treasurer of the Guernsey Deaf Childrens Society, gave an interview on Channel Television on hearing impairment issues within Education. Here is a copy of Leonie’s story: Following the disappointing news on

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Top 5 – Closing date 31 December

  The GDA Top 5 Priorities are helping us set the GDA’s 1-2 year goals by showing which areas are most important to you, the members. We have had a great response so far and would love to get another 20-30 replies before the closing date of

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