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People First (Self Advocacy) Summer Newsletter
Read about the work we've been doing and find links to some of our members' news.
1 Aug 2023
London Campaign Network
Our new 3 year project to develop a London Campaign Network and accessible training for trustees of self advocacy groups.
24 Jul 2023
Welcome to our new website
We are proud to announce the launch of our new website. We have lift off! We hope that you find it interesting and accessible. Do let us know.
22 Jun 2023
Self-advocates Support and Action Group - June 2023
Learning Disability Week meeting 21.06.23
12 Jun 2023
New £150 disability cost of living payment to come in from 20 June
A £150 one-off cost of living payment between 20 June and 4 July for people on certain disability benefits.
29 May 2023
New Easy Read version of report on the state of our everyday rights
Launch of the new Easy Read version of Just Fair's recent independent report to the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights
10 May 2023
Co-Producing Accessible Legal Information project
People First is a partner in a new research project on accessible legal information
1 May 2023
Four convictions in the Whorlton Hall case
Five years on from the original investigation and BBC Panorama documentary in 2019.
27 Apr 2023
The Trussell Trust - Free advice and support
Find your local Trussell Trust food bank, their contact details and opening times
9 Jan 2023
The Turn2Us Benefits calculator
Check what you are entitled to now.
9 Dec 2022
Tommy Jessop: Why I investigated hospital care for people like me
Will the NHS care for me?
10 Oct 2022
LeDeR Annual Report 2021 published
Learning from Lives and Deaths - people with a learning disability and autistic people (LeDeR)
18 Jul 2022
BIHR Easy Read Hub
The British Institute of Human Rights have launched an Easy Read hub. All information has small words, short sentences and pictures.
4 Jul 2022
Draft Mental Health Bill 2022 - our briefing and consultation response
Understanding how the Draft Mental Health Bill will affect people with a learning difficulty, disability or autism
30 Jun 2022
Human Rights Act Reform consultation - briefing
A Modern Bill Of Rights A consultation to reform the Human Rights Act 1998
22 Apr 2022
Disability Poverty Campaign Group launched
A new coalition led by DRUK and Inclusion London
7 Apr 2022
Supporting Each Other Equals Power project
Evaluation of the pilot project delivering a peer support model for people with learning difficulties
4 Feb 2022
A voice for the voiceless
People First member Charles tells us about the communication approach that changed his life
28 Jan 2022
Concern over bill that offers new rights… but only to people with Down’s syndrome
A government-backed bill that provides new rights, but only to a small minority of people with learning difficulties.
25 Nov 2021
History month launch hears disabled people ‘must keep fighting back’ on austerity
Disabled people must “keep fighting back” and “politicise” so they can battle the impact of a decade of austerity.
24 Nov 2021
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People First (Self Advocacy) is registered in England and Wales under charity number 1057354 and company number 03134827 at 336 Brixton Road, London SW9 7AA.
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