Awareness-raising for breastfeeding, allotments, water poverty, youth, left-handers and humanitarian issues taking place during August.
The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (The Truth Project) has partnered with SignHealth to allow Deaf survivors and victims to share their experiences.
New proposals for fairer travel insurance for people with pre-existing medical conditions.
The Government has lunched a new Office for Tackling Injustices, using data to challenge social injustice and create a fairer country.
Cornwall Council is launching a consultation on changes to day services for people with disabilities, with drop in sessions, workshops, and a survey coming soon. Make sure you’re part of it.
Find out the results of the CQC’s survey of inpatients, and their Declare your Care campaign, for July looking at the standards of care received by Black and Minority Ethnic communities.
Current funding opportunities for local theatres, diversity in sport, music for all, holiday grants for disadvantaged children, mental health groups and environmental crisis.
The United Nations Security Council has passed a Resolution recognising the rights of disabled people in armed conflict situations, for the first time.
News around disabilities – changes to blue badge eligibility, now including hidden disabilities, public toilets report, and map, and voting when you’re blind (plus iSight Cornwall newsletter).
Free items: Emergency Essential programme for families, hydration system for vulnerable people, Hidden Stories book, about living with invisible disabilities, and CEA card to get carers into the cinema for free.
Take part in the Disabled Motoring UK survey of disabled parking bays at supermarkets, and help gather data to encourage supermarkets to police the use of these essential spaces better.
New research shows that people who do not have a bank account can be almost £500 worse off per year, plus find out more about stopping loan sharks.
Us Too is a new project around domestic abuse and learning disability / autism. Organisers are looking for people with LD to help write and deliver the training, and groups who’d like to receive it.
*Extended deadline – 3 May – Have your say on the new Cornwall Council Vulnerable Customers policy. This is your opportunity to make sure ALL vulnerable groups have their needs addressed by the policy.
Clinks, the umbrella body for voluntary organisations working in the criminal justice sector, has published its State of the Sector report, plus detailed information about the sector.
Changes to sex education coming in in 2020, to improve awareness of all aspects of relationship and sexual health and sexuality in children and young people.
Funding opportunities for – engaging people in ecology, encouraging young people in volunteering, tech for good, teaching swimming, or financial awareness to children, and peace, security, and sustainability.
Disabled people included in new release of emojis, including motorised and manual wheelchairs, prosthetic limbs, assistance dogs and sensory impairments.
Helpful information for organisations intending to provide support to people settling in the UK under the EU Settlement Scheme.
Find out more about the story behind the headlines – Holocaust Memorial Day report showing 5% of adults in the UK don’t believe that the Holocaust happened.