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DPAC calls for AudioRiot Campaign


 'DPAC hasn’t gone away!', it says.

Disabled People Against Cuts (DPAC) are back to doing and they are going to be louder than ever! 

This government is not listening to communities who are suffer when we say #CancelTheCut to Universal Credit and give #20More4All 

So DPAC campaign to start an #AudioRiot to make the government listen to suffering communities! 

DPAC will not be silenced.    

Sadly, the legacy benefit court case that was due to be heard on 28-29 September 2021 is delayed due to a lack of a judge.

You can read about it here: https://www.benefitsandwork.co.uk/news/4428-legacy-benefits-case-delayed-due-to-lack-of-a-judge

'But there is plenty more for everyone to get involved in!,' says DPAC

How you can get involved:

  • Support on social media using hashtags #20More4All #CancelTheCut #StopAndScrapUniversalCredit #IncreaseDisabilityBenefits #UniversalDisCredit
  • Put up a poster and give out posters, leaflets and stickers in your local areas. Email mail@dpac.uk.net to ask for some to be posted to you
  • Take part in any of the online and in person events below

#AudioRiot week of action opening rally

Friday 24th September 2021 7.30 pm to 8.30pm 

Streamed live on YouTube, FB and Twitter.

With BSL and speech to text 

Friday 24 September – #AudioRiot Week of Action Opening Rally – DPAC


Local actions

Saturday 25th September – Monday 27th September

There’s still time to add your protest!

Actions planned so far in Croydon, Edinburgh and Oxford

https://dpac.uk.net/2021/09/local-actions-cancelthecut-20more4all/

Leaflet to download here: https://dpac.uk.net/2021/09/september-2021-universal-credit-leaflet/

  

Twitterstorm

Tuesday 28 September from 9am

With snappy graphics from DPAC Sheffield and sensational videos from Norfolk DPAC featuring Boris Piffle Johnson

More details to follow

 

Solidarity vigil

Tuesday 28 September 11 – 12pm

The World Transformed festival, The Old Steine, Brighton, BN1

Speakers: Ellen Morrison (Disabled People’s rep, Labour NEC), Jennifer Jones (Sheffield DPAC), Dave Allan (TUC Disabled Workers’ Committee/Unite the Union), Kathy Boyle (Disability Labour) and more 


#AudioRiot Protest

Tuesday 28 September

Meet: 11.30am 

Kings Cross Station Courtyard, London, N1 9AL

Come ready to make some noise and get out voices heard!!

https://dpac.uk.net/2021/09/28th-september-westminster-join-the-dpac-audioriot-protest-for-20moreforall-on-the-streets-and-online-plus-local-actions-on-25th-september/

Facebook event link here: https://fb.me/e/2wvEeZqMT


#CancelTheCut Rally and Protest

Thursday 30 September 5.30 – 6.30pm 

Opposite Downing Street

Speakers to include Paula Peters (DPAC), Hector Wesley (BARAC UK), Steve Hedley (RMT), Dzaier Neil (Chair, Green Party Disability Group), the Campaign Against Empty Homes and People Before Profit 

https://dpac.uk.net/2021/09/cancelthecut-stopandscrpuniversalcredit-protest-30-september/ 

And then don’t forget the Tory Party Conference is fast approaching from 3rd to 5th October 2021 in Manchester. The People’s Assembly are having a series of #UnitedAgainstTheTories events and a big demo on Sunday 3rd October 2021. There will be a short accessible march at 1pm on Sunday 3rd October and a rally after the demo from 2pm where Sheffield DPAC will be speaking. 

For more information: https://dpac.uk.net/2021/09/unitedagainstthetories-unwelcome-the-tories-to-manchester-3-5th-october-2021/

On Monday 4th October 2021 as Chancellor Rishi Sunak gives an important speech to the Tory Party Conference, Manchester DPAC have organised an Ad Van with a mobile video screen to show videos of disabled people to speak the appalling truth to Tory party delegates about the impact of austerity cuts and the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic. Also to show a big online zoom meeting of disabled people. This will be going around the streets of Manchester on the day . It’s called Disability Justice on Screen 

Manchester DPAC are still needing donations for the ad van mobile screen and if you want to donate a little something or a trade union branch wants to please donate here: https://www.crowdfunder.co.uk/disability-justice-on-the-big-screen

Manchester DPAC will be recording at an online zoom meeting on Wednesday 22nd September 2021 at 7pm for showing on Monday 4th October 2021.

If you wish to join in zoom link is here: 

Thanks to everyone who has been promoting the upcoming DPAC activity though their blogs, shows and podcasts.

Links to coverage:

So, join in online on the street, online. 

Let’s Make some Noise! 

Let’s tell this government We will Not be Silenced! 

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