Disability & Austerity: the impact of the cuts
Wednesday, 5 November 2014 from 16:00 to 18:00 (PST)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
How are people with learning disabilities experiencing cuts to public services and welfare reform? This discussion event will be led by people with learning disabilities and their alllies talking about opportunities for circles of support, self-advocacy and employment in a time of austerity. Accessible presentations will be followed by a chance to talk about the issues raised with the presenters and audience members. This event is free, funded by the Economic and Social Research Council as part of the Festival of Social Science 2014, and is open to anyone interested in disability and austerity. Tea/coffee will be available on arrival. Further details about the venue and travel will be sent to attendees before the event.
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When & Where
Manchester Metropolitan University
Manchester Metropolitan University is a leading university for the professions and a powerful driver of the North West economy.
The University educates and trains large numbers of the region’s legal and business professionals, scientists, engineers, teachers, health workers and creative professionals. It enjoys an excellent reputation for teaching and applied research and is a recognised innovator in partnership working with its local communities.