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CYPP Update by Nick Hynes

The Children and Young People’s Plan has been refreshed to cover the next 3 years from 2019-2022. This Refresh is based on cross-sector engagement and has the voices of our children and young people at its heart. It demonstrates a continued investment in all our children but

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Notice of Annual General Meeting

Please find below the Access for All Notice of Annual General Meeting in relation to the meeting being held on 27 November at Les Cotils. Please note that the 2017 Annual Report and Accounts will be circulated separately in advance of the AGM. All members are welcome

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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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Discrimination Legislation

Discrimination legislation – how can legislation tackle discrimination and who is going to advise everyone and resolve complaints? These are some of the issues that Rob Harnish and Rob Platts have been working on, on behalf of members, with the Committee for Employment and Social Security. Some

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Purple Tuesday 13th November – join us

Purple Tuesday Fireside chat 12:30pm Chamber of Commerce – Inner Market Tuesday 13thNovember marks the start of an ambitious project to increase access to the town centre for the estimated 13,000 disabled Islanders and their 4,000 carers. Their collective spending power – the Purple Pound – is

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Disability Survey by Island Global Research

Island Global Research are conducting a survey on issues related to disability, which is available to complete on line using the link below: https://survey.islandglobalresearch.com/s3/Disability-Survey-2018 Please can you share widely and encourage participation in order to get as many responses as possible. If you have any queries or

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GDA restructure to “GDA Lite”

The committee regrets that the changes detailed below mean that our work to change attitude towards, and raise awareness about, disability and our ability to undertake some other important functions of the GDA have been impacted by lack of funding. The committee believes that the chosen option

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GDA AGM video and slides – 6th Nov 2018

Please find below the GDA AGM video and slides from Tuesday 6th November 2018. Including the Elections and the future of the GDA Download the slidesRead more

Purple Tuesday 13th November

Purple Tuesday is the UK’s first accessible shopping day, established to recognise the importance and needs of disabled consumers and promote inclusive shopping. Taking place on 13th November 2018 to coincide with the run up to the peak Christmas period, it ties in perfectly with Guernsey’s 1stAccessible

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GDA AGM – Tuesday 6th November 7pm Les Cotils or Livestreamed

The GDA AGM (Annual General Meeting) will be held on Tuesday 6th November 7-9pm in the Harry Bound room, Les Cotils. All welcome The AGM will also be live streamed (available to watch via facebook)  https://www.facebook.com/GuernseyDisabilityAlliance/

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