Disability Sheffield event to explore BAME Disability challenges on Weds 25 Nov

Written by Disability Sheffield

What inequalities are BAME Disabled people facing in Sheffield and how can these be addressed?

What?
 
Disability Sheffield has organised this event to explore the concerns of people from Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic (BAME) backgrounds.
 
Who can join?
 
Deaf and Disabled people who are from a BAME background. We also welcome people who do not consider themselves to be Disabled but have a substantial long-term impairment or condition (for example people with Learning Disabilities, Autism, Cancer, Depression, Sickle Cell Disease).
 
Members of BAME community groups and organisations who work with Disabled People are also invited to attend.
 
When?
 
Wednesday 25 November at 6pm until 7.30pm.
 
Where?
 
Zoom. If you need any help using Zoom please get in touch.
 
Why is this event taking place?
 
For Disability Sheffield to listen to and better understand the experiences and issues facing BAME people who are Disabled.

This will inform our Part of the Solution Project [https://www.disabilitysheffield.org.uk/blog/black-lives-matter-part-of-the-solution-focus-group-2020-08-21] work which includes providing evidence to the Race Equality Commission [https://www.sheffield.gov.uk/home/your-city-council/race-equality-commission.html].
 
What will we be discussing?
 
Business and Employment
Civic life and Communities
Crime and Justice
Education
Health
Sport and Culture
 
If you are particularly interested in discussing one of the above areas please let us know beforehand.
 
Access needs
 
Please let us know if we need to make any adjustments to meet your access needs. If you require an interpreter please get in touch as soon as possible so that we can make the necessary arrangements.
 
RSPV
 
Please get in touch so that we can send you a Zoom invite.
 
Call: 0114 253 6750
Text: 07541937169
Email: pots@disabilitysheffield.org.uk