|Your Right to Participate: We have set up a Right to Participate website, which has videos, animations, information and resources to help you find out more about the Equality Act and how to fight discrimination. Find out more
Get Yourself Active: Listen to the recording of the Get Yourself Active webinar here. This webinar is designed to be an overview of the Get Yourself Active programme and its evaluation report covering the last four years. The webinar will be broken down into three sections which reflect the evaluation report and the three strands of Get Yourself Active’s work: the local coordination model, co-production with the sports sector and the social worker guidelines.
EnAble Fund for Elected Office: A by-election for a new Police and Crime Commissioner in Northumbria has recently been announced. The election will take place on Thursday 18th July. Disability Rights UK and the Local Government Association are open to processing applications from any disabled candidates seeking elected office in this by-election. If you are a disabled candidate in this election and you require a reasonable adjustment(s) for your election campaign, please contact Disability Rights UK for more information:
Telephone: 0330 995 0400 and select Option 1
Users of BSL can use the text to talk service through the ngts.org.uk app or by dialling 18001 followed by 0330 995 0400 (option 1) and the handler will relay between the deaf caller and DRUK.
DR UK is now recruiting for the 2019/20 cohort of its flagship Leadership Academy Programme (LAP): 80% of our delegates have gone on to achieve new promotion opportunities, joined committees or disability networks and seen an increase in their confidence, motivation and self-belief. Find out more
Tell us about your care: The Care Quality Commission (CQC) are asking disabled people, those living with a long-term health condition, and their families to share their experiences through the Tell Us About Your Care survey. You can also call us to complete the survey on your behalf – 0330 995 0400 (afternoons are quietest), choose Option 1 and quote; ‘CQC’ when your call is answered.