Disability 2018 – time for change' - Lambeth Equality Commission Building on the work of the Equality Commission implementation, Lambeth Council is holding a large disability themed engagement event on the afternoon of 27 June. The aim of the event is to: Focus on how the council can address Equality Commission recommendations around: Awareness and understanding of disability Participation and representation of disabled people How services are delivered for disabled people Equality of opportunity for disabled people Underrepresentation of disabled people in leadership Update you on the work the council is doing to address barriers facing disabled residents and staff Give you a chance to speak directly to council staff working in areas we know are important to disabled people You’ll hear from leaders within the council and external partners and be able to contribute your views in themed workshops. These will be themed by areas identified by the Equality Commission as being important to disabled people. There will also be a range of information stalls on the day for you to visit, as well as the chance to network with stakeholders from across the borough! The event is for disabled residents, carers and organisations working with disabled people throughout Lambeth. The venue is fully accessible, please see this link for details: https://www.disabledgo.com/access-guide/london-borough-of-lambeth/lambeth-town-hall Please contact Bethan Hope-Evans if you need adaptations or any support to take part @ [email protected] or 020 7 926 6793. Further information will be available nearer the time.