Jul 22 2018

International Deaf and Disabled People’s Solidarity Summit

Sunday 22 July 11am to 5.30pm

The Old Town Hall, 29 Broadway, E15 4BQ

On Sunday 22nd July, Disabled People Against Cuts (DPAC) are holding an International Deaf and Disabled People’s Solidarity Summit that seeks to explore issues elating to our shared struggles against oppression, resistance and international solidarity.

Speakers to include:

Bolivian campaigners involved in the 2016 epic march and protests for rights and benefits

Rose Achayo (Chairperson, National Union of Women with Disabilities of Uganda) on work of her organisation

John Clarke (Ontario Coalition Against Poverty) on fighting neoliberalism in Canada

Michelle Daley, Alliance for Inclusive Education

Eleanor Lisney, Sisters of Frida

Paula Peters, Disabled People Against Cuts

More to be announced

The event will be held at The Old Town Hall in Stratford from 11am-5:30pm. There is an accessible entrance at the side of the building on West Ham Lane. If you’re coming from a London station, you can use TFL journey planner https://tfl.gov.uk/plan-a-journey/ to work out your route to: Old Town Hall, Stratford, 29 The Broadway, Stratford, London, E15 4BQ.

We require attendees to register for this event. Please click ‘register’ and fill out your details so we can do our best to ensure any access needs or dietary requirements are met. If you have any problems or questions please email:

Some context to the day:

DPAC are part of The Reclaiming Our Futures Alliance (ROFA), an alliance of disabled people and organisations in England. ROFA notes that there is a Global Disability Summit being held in London at the end of July, co-hosted by the UK government, see: https://dpac.uk.net/2018/06/statement-on-uk-government-hosting-global-disability-summit/