Fantastic panel for Wed 21 April – all welcome

Campaigners at Greenwich Town Hall, 2019

Be at our next workshop on Zoom:

Wednesday 21 April, 1.30pm-3.30pm

Campaigning together for independent living, respectful & caring relationships, and to restore the rights the Coronavirus Act suspended

Register free on Eventbrite here.  Email us if support needed:

  • Hammersmith & Fulham: working together – the only borough in England to have free social care also supports disabled people during the pandemic – Tara Flood, HAFCAC 
  • Newham: struggling to get the services we are entitled to – discrimination against families of colour – Sarifa Patel
  • Winning against the Coronavirus ActSvetlana Kotova, Disability Justice Project, Inclusion London
  • Greenwich: campaigning against higher care chargesKate Brown
  • Norfolk: court victory against higher care charges – challenging discrimination against unwaged disabled people, and winning. Family carers too are exploited by the system – Marilyn Heath, Judicial Review Implementation and Monitoring Group
  • Liverpool: protecting disabled women from financial dependence ­– winning exclusion of a partner’s income from the charges assessment – Sue Ferguson
  • Care homes: whistle-blowers and family membersEileen Chubb, Compassion in Care 

Followed by questions and discussion

Register free on Eventbrite here.  Email us if support needed:

BSL/English interpretation provided. Live speech-to-text on Streamtext.

Tara Flood (left, with megaphone) of HAFCAC, will talk about how they won free homecare in Hammersmith & Fulham, and how disabled people working with Council Leader Steve Cowan and staff, transformed disabled people’s prospects during the COVID pandemic.

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