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Spartacus Report – New Form of Voluntary Action?

The internet is a wonderful thing. You should know. You’re reading it. For disabled people it can be a liberating tool, allowing those with restricted mobility the opportunity to interact with the world in a way unthinkable even twenty years … Continue reading

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Rustling Brands – Changing Names, Changing Identities

You probably didn’t see the news in December that United Response, which runs homes for people with learning disabilities, has a new logo. According to Third Sector, the rebrand cost £3,500. You will also probably not be surprised to know that … Continue reading

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Disability and Children: The Children’s Society, 1889 to 1979

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Janine Stanford, The Children’s Society The Children’s Society Archive represents one of the voluntary sector’s most important archive collections and services. It is an in-house archive managed by The Children’s Society and is of national importance in terms of charting … Continue reading

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Not cluttering up the basement: Exploring the potential of the archives at Blind Veterans UK

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Rob Baker, Collections & Archives Officer, Blind Veterans UK The Campaign for Voluntary Sector Archives will be formally launched at an event at the House of Lords later this year. The Campaign, previously discussed on this blog, draws attention to … Continue reading

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Disability and Voluntarism in British Policymaking

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Gareth Millward, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine VAHS Seminar, 30 January 2012 When the Disability Discrimination Act received Royal Assent on 8 November 1995, the United Kingdom finally had the anti-discrimination legislation which had been recommended by a … Continue reading

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