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Workshop68 Middle Street
Workshop68 Middle Street

#MoreThanRamps: an introduction to accessible campaigning

Date
Mon 23.09.19
Timings
1pm – 2:30pm

This training session is designed as an introduction to accessible campaigning. Delivered by Deaf and disabled campaigners with a range of access needs, it will provide an over-view of tips for good practice access and inclusion with a chance for participants to share experiences and ask questions in a comfortable space. The session will also look at the future of campaigning and ideas for how to build more diverse activism for a bigger, stronger movement.

Speakers

La Toya Grant is a Deaf BSL user who promotes Deaf awareness. She represents the Deaf community on the Experts by Experience Commission on the Future of Social Security currently funded by Trust for London.

Ellen is a Disabled People Against Cuts activist, Chair of Unite’s London & Eastern Young members’ Committee and Disabled Members’ Officer for Lewisham East CLP.

Arjun Harrison-Mann and Benjamin Redgrove are a London based duo, using art, design and activism to explore notions of Radical Accessibility in relation to Disability Rights in the UK.

Raymond Johnson is a self advocate fighting for the rights of people with learning difficulties for the last 25 years. Also known for appearances on “The Undateables”.

Andy is a disabled activist on the National Steering Group for Disabled People Against Cuts (DPAC). His day job is managing a disability rights organisation in central London.

Ellen is a disabled activist with DPAC and author of a book about the government’s war on disabled people to be published by Zed Books in 2020.

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Disabled People Against Cuts is an organisation based in the United Kingdom for disabled people and allies to campaign against the impact of government spending cuts on the lives of disabled people.

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