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2022 celebrations

December 2nd, 2022|

Friday 2nd December 2022 we celebrate the year, passing of the discrimination legislation and International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPwD) GDA members meeting - Dec 2022

Cake! come and celebrate Tuesday 4th

October 3rd, 2022|

all members and supporters are welcome to join us Tuesday 4th October 12:15-12:45pm at Beau Sejour in the concourse by the Sports Hall for cake and celebrations. we are keen to get photo of you all enjoying the moment [...]

Boards for the Legislation campaign

September 24th, 2022|

Dear members We are asking you to support the campaign to ensure the discrimination legislation is effective for you (see our post on harmful amendments), please: download the attached boards (choose one that works for you) print it take [...]

Celebrate on the Steps – 28th September

September 20th, 2022|

When: 28th September from 8:30 to 9:30 Where: States of Guernsey, St James Street (see Courts access guide) What: Celebration of the Deputies going in to vote The anti-discrimination ordinance is due to come [...]

GDA 15 years campaigning – 27th September 2022

September 20th, 2022|

On the 27th September 2022 the GDA will have been campaigning for 15 years for equality of opportunity for persons with disabilities and carers Although this isn't really something to celebrate (its taken that long to try and get [...]

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion workshop

May 26th, 2022|

The GDA is partnering with Equality Guernsey to deliver a workshop on celebrating Equality Diversity and Inclusion. This will take place at Les Cotils 7pm Thursday 26th May. All are welcome. Resources Campaign Outline - final.docx [...]

Digital Accessibility

May 5th, 2022|Tags: |

Introduction to Digital Accessibility The GDA is passionate about inclusion. Core to inclusion in community life is accessibility. This campaign focuses on digital accessibility, our members lived experiences, partners tips and resources. You can find out more [...]

Improving access at Petit Bot viewing point

April 1st, 2022|

Improving accessibility at Petit Bot Bay Site visit: Thursday 31st March 2022, 12pm One of the viewing and seating areas surrounding Petit Bot Bay has been made accessible for wheelchair and mobility scooter users following recent alterations made to [...]

15 years since the start of a disability forum (GDA)

March 23rd, 2022|

27th September 2007 (15 years ago), Rob Platts, then Chair of the Guernsey MS Society, went to a meeting to discuss the sharing of information between islanders with disabilities. The initiative was instigated and hosted by Roger Bowns, the [...]

21 achievements in 2021

February 16th, 2022|

we are celebrating our GDA and member achievements in 2021 with a series of infograms

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