Inclusion Scotland  

Working towards a society where disabled people are equal citizens

Inclusion Scotland (IS) is a consortium of organisations of disabled people and disabled individuals. Through a process of structured development we aim to draw attention to the physical, social, economic, cultural and attitudinal barriers that affect our everyday lives as disabled people in Scotland. We aim to encourage a wide understanding of those issues throughout mainstream thought in Scotland. In short, we want to reverse the current social exclusion experienced by disabled people through civil dialogue, partnerships, capacity building, education, persuasion, training and advocacy. Read more about Inclusion Scotland.

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Friday 11 April 2014 10.30am to 4.00pm at
The Thistle Hotel, Cambridge Street, Glasgow, G2 3HN

 

Inclusion Scotland invites you to join us at our AGM & Conference on

 

“Scotland: Our Rights, Our Future”


This year there will be a report on what has been done to implement the UN Convention on the Rights of Disabled People. Inclusion Scotland wants to find out about the views of disabled people in Scotland on:

 

• What positive progress has been made?
• What needs to be done to make more progress?
• What should be the priorities for action in a future Scotland?

 

There’ll be an opportunity to get responses from people involved in the ‘Yes’ campaign for an independent Scotland and the ‘Better Together Campaign’ to stay as we are.

 

This event is aimed at disabled people and will also be of interest to representatives of voluntary, community and other organisations who support, advise or give assistance directly to disabled people.

 

To register for a place download a booking form or contact: Angela Marshall – Email: angela@inclusionscotland.org or telephone: 0141 559 5007. 

 

Please don’t forget to let us know if you have any additional support needs including access, communication support or dietary requirements.


 

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