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  • Facing Up To Visible Hate

    Facing Up To Visible Hate

    New research has shown that a third of people with a visible difference or disfigurement have faced hate crime.The charity Changing Faces is campaigning to try and put a stop to this by speaking out to call for an end to appearance-related hate crimes, incidents and abuse.

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  • Disability Hate Crime on the Increase

    Disability Hate Crime on the Increase

    Now Then magazine has published an article following their Freedom of Information request to South Yorkshire Police showing that disability hate crime figures rose to 441 in 2021, a 77% increase since 2018.Campaigners claim that this figure may still be lower than the actual incidence due to disabled people reluctance to report incicents and encourage disabled people to report hate crime if thay have been victimised.

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  • Free Lifewise event to safeguard older people from crime

    The Post Office, Fire Service and Police along with other partners will be offering advice and support on fraud and scams to the over 65’s at this community engagement event on Tuesday August 28th from 10.15am to 2.45pm at the Lifewise Centre in Hellaby, Rotherham. Book your place early to avoid disappointment.

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Disability Sheffield is a forward-thinking, energetic organisation doing a lot of positive work in Sheffield. I have no doubt they will continue to do so for a long time to come.
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Ruth

Very good presentation, brave of the speakers to tell their stories and had a very high impact - feedback from Mate/Hate Crime presentation and video session at Safeguarding Working Together Conference
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When I moved to Sheffield nearly five years ago it was my "go to" organisation. I expect it to stay that way. All the staff and volunteers seem to pull out little gems of effort that disabled people like me couldn't do without. Professionally and personally - I love em :)
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Andrew Crooks

A fantastic presentation thought provoking and good questions from the floor around promoting this film/message to the general public not just professionals.
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