About LARG

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Empowering people with disabilities to engage with and influence policy and practice in NI

What is LARG?

The Lobbying Activism & Research Group

Where can you find us?

At Willowbank Community Resource Centre

Who are we?

As the name suggests we are a group of people with disabilities who engage in lobbying activism & research around issues that affect us as citizens

What do we do?

  • We empower ourselves and each other
  • We influence policy by taking part in and responding to consultations
  • We meet with elected representatives and public authorities to let them know how their decisions impact on us
  • We influence practice by teaching social work students

When do we meet?

Wednesday afternoons at Willowbank

Why do we do it?

  • We have a right to have our voices heard
  • We want to hold people to account
  • We want to learn and develop our skills and confidence
  • We believe we are experts by experience when it comes to disability

How do you fit in?

  • You could join the group – new members and fresh idea are always welcome
  • You could attend some of our events or meetings

You could support our work