Our events for Leeds Learning Disability Week 2021

Date published: Friday 11th June 2021

Our events for Leeds Learning Disability Week 2021

Leeds Learning Disability Week logo

Some of The Advonet Group’s teams have plans for Leeds Learning Disability Week 2021. Our Asking You!, CHANGE and Leep1 teams have some events and project work co-led by adults with learning disabilities happening.

Here is a list of events, with details for how to get involved:

Leeds Learning Disability People’s Parliament: Tuesday 15th June – 10:30am-12 Noon

  • This is a forum for adults with learning disabilities in Leeds to say what services should do for them
  • It feeds into the Leeds Learning Disability Partnership Board
  • At the meeting, we will ask members what makes them feel proud. It will be on Zoom
  • If you want to come, please email the Asking You! team at askingyou@advonet.org.uk
  • To join, you must be a learning disabled adult

AND brand relaunch event: Tuesday 15th June – 9am-5pm

  • The Abilities Not Disabilities (AND) project, run by our Leep1 team, are relaunching their brand
  • It will show off the new AND clothing range
  • AND are building a window prop at Fabrication Crafts – a social enterprise and shop in Leeds City Centre that will go on public display during Learning Disability Week
  • Address: 79 Albion St, Leeds LS1 5AP
  • For more information, email Amanda at Amanda@leep1.co.uk

LGBTQ+ Health Inclusion – Taster Session: Friday 18th June – 10am-11am

  • The new LGBTQ+ Inclusion Project, led by our CHANGE team and Yorkshire MESMAC, are running a taster session
  • It will include a quiz, question and answer session and promotion of the project. There will be information on how to be involved
  • This is for adults with learning disabilities
  • Zoom meeting link: https://zoom.us/j/95831395851?pwd=Ym1GSm9zVEVxUUxxcmdpakJpck56UT09
  • Zoom meeting ID: 958 3139 5851
  • Please phone Dominique on 0113 244 0606 or email DominiqueB@changepeople.org for the Zoom password

Leeds Talent 2021: Friday 18th June, 7pm

For further information about any of the events, you can also call our office on 0113 244 0606.

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