Campaigning is when people come together and take action to achieve a shared goal. There are many different ways to campaign from signing petitions to lobbying your MP, from speaking to the media to organising protests.
FADF and Campaigning
Fareham Area Disability Forum does not align with any political party or activity and we do not have a political purpose. However we can campaign for better services in line with our aims.
Many Fareham Area Disability Forum members are also recipients of services and as such have lived experience so their views and opinions about how those services can be improved are a valuable resource to service providers and commissioners.
Stop Disability Hate Crime
To truly tackle hate crime there needs to be an increase in the number of crimes, and incidents, that are reported: Stop Disability Hate Crime.
I Can Make It
This is a three year campaign led by Disability Rights UK. Its aim is to create new job opportunities for young disabled people using the Social Value Act as its main driver. I can make it.
Equally Ours aims to help everyone understand how human rights benefit all of us in the UK, every day, in very practical ways; that they are an important part of our shared heritage. Equally Ours Campaign.
Prescription Charges Coalition
The Prescription Charges Coalition is a group of 29 organisations campaigning to end unfair prescription charges for people with long-term medical conditions. Prescription Charges Coalition.
The Disability Price Tag
On average, disabled people face extra costs of £570 a month related to their impairment or condition. disability-price-tag.
Treat Me Well!
Over the next 3 years people with a learning disability, family members and carers will be campaigning to improve the quality of healthcare when people with a learning disability get in hospital. Treat Me Well.
Recent Government changes to sleep-in payments are threatening to take away vital support from thousands of disabled people. This support allows them to live a safe and independent life in the community. Stop Sleepin Crisis.
Campaign to End Loneliness
This campaign aims to tackle isolation among older people. Loneliness particularly affects older people with disabilities, and we are campaigning to make sure that loneliness is acted upon as a public health priority at all levels. Campaign to End Loneliness.
Access all areas
When surveyed, 42% of assistance dog owners were turned away by a taxi or minicab in the last year because of their dog. This is against the law. Access All Areas.