Making a difference as disabled people in York
At the request of York Independent Living Network, (a charity that was in the process of closing) we supported the development of a disabled person-led forum here in York that is activist, accessible and inclusive. York Disability Rights Forum is now up and running and York Human Rights City Network is proud to continue to support them in whatever ways we can. The Forum is open to anyone living and/or working in the city who identifies as disabled or as having a disability or as an ally and is keen to include people with a range of experiences.
York Disability Rights Forum is:
- Underpinned by the social model and human rights model of disability
- Provides a space for disabled people and their allies to come together, both face-to-face and through other routes
- Decides what issues are a priority locally and what actions can be taken collectively
Check out the York Disability Rights Forum website to see how you can get involved or offer support! And look at their work on Stop Disability Hate that is supported by two of our volunteers, Olivia and Michayla.
Sign up with them to receive the Forum’s email updates
Email them on firstname.lastname@example.org