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Time: Our Gift To You

Disability Action Alliance - Tue, 21/02/2017 - 11:47
The Older People’s Advocacy Alliance (OPAAL) has launched a new publication telling a series of advocacy volunteering stories from its ground breaking Cancer, Older People and Advocacy programme. Called “Time: Our Gift To You”, there are 19 separate stories of older people affected by cancer supporting their peers. There are many different definitions for advocacy: […]
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Disability Action Alliance - Thu, 16/02/2017 - 12:53
We are inviting UK university students to submit photos of unfairness. We are looking for the kind of originality that will make people stop, think and change they attitudes. Click here to enter and for more detailed information: Closing date for entries is 30th June 2017, results declared early July 2017
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Disability Action Alliance - Thu, 16/02/2017 - 12:47
On 2nd December 2016, London Sport announced its intention to develop a disability strategic plan of action for London. The new plan will sit alongside London’s BLUEPRINT FOR A PHYSICALLY ACTIVE CITY, providing a framework for organisation’s across London to better understand and meet the needs of disabled people in forming part of the physical […]
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Rewired: the Brain, Art and Innovation event

Disability Action Alliance - Thu, 16/02/2017 - 12:44
An event of interest you to DAA members, particularly those affected by brain and spinal cord illnesses. Rewired: the Brain, Art and Innovation 10 March 2017, 7pm Royal Geographical Society, 1 Kensington Gore, SW7 2AR Event link: Video: Booking:
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Vacancy for Chief Executive at Disability Rights UK

Disability Action Alliance - Tue, 14/02/2017 - 13:07
As you are aware, Liz Sayce, current CEO of Disability Rights UK, is retiring in May.   To read the full role and person description, and for further details on how to apply, please go to the Prospectus website Please circulate to your networks!
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DAA Member Stephen Brookes to speak at Hate Crime Seminar

Disability Action Alliance - Thu, 09/02/2017 - 16:01
Government ‘Action Against Hate’ crime initiative: society and the organisational impact. DAA Member Stephen Brookes will be speaking at the Institute of Equality and Diversity Professionals spring seminar on Hate Crime. Thursday 2 March, 3pm-6pm, Central London. View flyer Institute of Equality & Diversity Professionals 2nd March 2017 3:00pm – 6:00pm Octavia house, 50 banner […]
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DirectMii Ltd joins the DAA

Disability Action Alliance - Thu, 09/02/2017 - 15:39
DirectMii is the latest organisation to become a DAA member. The company has created an app to help make society more inclusive for disabled people, plans can be created of a route that is accessible for disabled people and shared with other disabled people who may not be familiar with that route.
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