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Partners

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We All Matter Eh?

We are a group of islanders, and their families, sharing our stories of living with disability in the island of Guernsey. We want to raise awareness and change the way the Guernsey Community thinks about disability locally. By doing this we want to bring about greater inclusivity for the 13,000 disabled islanders to access the community, this includes: shops, restaurants & cafes, work, entertainment, education – every aspect of everyday life.

www.matter.gg

Chamber of Commerce

With over 600 active members Chamber of Commerce represents a large portion of the Island’s business community. Chamber is supporting us (the GDA is a formal member) with our business survey, launch and educational workshop series.

www.guernseychamber.com

St Peter Port Christmas Lights

St Peter Port Christmas Lights have been the key partner in bringing together the 1st Accessible Christmas lights evening – Monday 3rd December from 5:30pm. We thank them for the proactive support in ensuring all Guernsey residents and visitors have the opportunity to take part in this important community event.

www.christmaslights.gg

Guernsey Disability Alliance (GDA)

The Guernsey Disability Alliance was formed in 2008 and is a collective voice for individual disabled islanders, their family members and more than 40 member-charities-list.

Our mission is equality of opportunity for disabled islanders and carers in Guernsey.  We want to change how Guernsey thinks about disability.

  • We campaign for greater respect for the rights and dignity of disabled islanders and carers.
  • We influence policy and practical change in a manner consistent with the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
  • We engage and empower our members so that their individual voices are heard.

www.disabilityalliance.org.gg

The Channel Islands Co-operative Society

We welcome The Channel Islands Co-operative Society as our 1st Purple Tuesday partner

The Co-Op has been actively involved in improving accessibility throughout the year with its Quiet hour, Hidden Disability lanyards training and store access reviews.

We thank the The Channel Islands Co-operative Society for its support as a partner for Purple Tuesday

www.channelislands.coop/gg/

Sure Community Foundation

We welcome the Sure Community Foundation as Co-Sponsor of the Accessible Christmas Evening – Lights and Shopping event, Monday 3rd December. Thank you for their support to get the 1st ever Accessible Christmas lights off the ground and also for the staff volunteering on the night!

Sure Community Foundation

Guernsey Employment Trust

We are delighted to welcome GDA member organisation Guernsey Employment Trust as educational partners, they will be delivering a workshop on business etiquette, introducing their good practice guide and reasonable adjustment (a public session).

www.get.org.gg

Lloyds Bank Foundation

Thank you to Lloyds Bank Foundation for supporting this project from its concept including this new website and our flyers for businesses and disabled islanders and carers.

www.lloydsbankfoundationci.org.uk

Dementia Friendly Guernsey

We are delighted to welcome GDA member charity Dementia Friendly Guernsey as an education partner, they will be delivering dementia friendly sessions out of the Guilles Library as part of the educational workshop series. They can also be found on social media with Hints and tips videos and factsheet at matter.gg Thank you for getting involved.

www.https://dementiafriendly.org.gg

Guernsey Mind

We are delighted to welcome Guernsey Mind as an education partner, they will be delivering a sessions as part of the educational workshop series on Purple Tuesday – 13th November at 9am.  Find out more about Guernsey Mind on their website

Guille-Allès Library

Thank you to Guille-Alles library for embracing Accessible Town and becoming a base for our Dementia Friendly workshop and on the night of Monday 3rd December

www.library.gg

States of Guernsey – Environment and Infrastructure

Thank you to the Department of Environment and Infrastructure for supporting the Accessible Christmas Lights and shopping Evening – Monday 3rd December in relation to additional blue badge parking, etc Thank you Disability Champion Deputy Sarah Hansmann Rouxel for her support for the whole Accessible Town Series

https://www.gov.gg/article/152832/Environment–Infrastructure

Guernsey Scouts

We welcome 1st Guernsey Sea Scouts group as partners for the Accessible Christmas lights evening where they will be volunteering with a number fo our activities including the library sessions. The group are well known to our members as they complete the Walk n Talk part of the Saffery Rotary Walk with our members each year.

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