Meet WECIL’s Access & Inclusion Team

WECIL’s Access & Inclusion Team (WAIT), formerly known as Bristol Physical Access Chain (BPAC), is a group of disabled people who volunteer their time to improve the quality of life, inclusion and access for all people in Bristol, WAIT work with building owners, organisations, developers and service providers within the private and public sector to improve […]

International Day of Disabled People

International Day of Disabled People is an annual celebration that happens on 3rd December and in 2021 it is “Fighting for rights in the post-COVID era”. In the face of the COVID pandemic, today should be used to recognise that disabled people are among the most affected populations. In instances where marginalisation, discrimination, vulnerability and exploitation are […]

Know Your Rights Peer Advocate Open Meeting at We The Curious

The Know Your Rights group trains people with Learning Disabilities or Autism to be Peer Advocate Volunteers, helping people with similar experiences to have a voice on the things that matter to them. We are a peer advocacy volunteer group with a vision for every person with Learning Disabilities or Autism to fulfil their full […]

Bristol Disability Equality Commission – Commissioner Recruitment

Bristol Disability Equality CommissionSalary: VoluntaryContract Type: VolunteerLocation: Bristol Details of Role: BSL Video Translation and audio can be found at the YouTube link here: https://bit.ly/3BeKSVN  Please note the deadline has now been extended to midnight on Tuesday 30th November 2021. This is an exciting opportunity for a Disabled person, with a strong personal interest in […]

WECIL are delighted to be working with UWE to deliver a UX (User Experience) Design Course which is funded by West of England Combined Authority

You will; Learn advanced aspects of UX Design for digital platforms Responsive design for smart phones and robots Understand UX Design trends for a range of platforms Receive specialist Disability employment advice The course will be 16-weeks part-time (8-hours face-to-face or online learning per-week plus 12-hours self-study (reading) at UWE, Frenchay Campus, BS16 1QY starting […]

Disability Politics After Covid: ‘Back to Normal’ or Forward to Liberation?

Online Workshop Friday July 16th, 13:00-17:00 (UK time) register here Centre for Applied Philosophy, Politics, and Ethics, School of Humanities and Social Science, University of Brighton This exciting discussion featuring leading speakers in the Disabled People’s Movement is being coordinated by Luke Beesley, an independent researcher who over the past year was commissioned by WECIL […]

Disability Equality Training

Looking for Disability Equality Training for you or your team? Why not book onto one of our monthly half day online sessions now. Our next session is being held on Thursday 22nd July, for all dates, costs and to book a place please go to: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/disability-equality-training-provided-by-wecil-tickets-155808191495 For more information on all our Business Support Services […]

Accessible Fitness and Wellbeing Activities

Funded by Sport England and the Tackling Inequalities Fund, WECIL are pleased to announce further accessible fitness and wellbeing activities.  Wellbeing Webinar looking at elements of physical and emotional wellbeing and techniques to manage this- Tuesday 15th June 6 week accessible yoga course- 21st June  12 week FAM fitness sessions- every Thursday evening from 7pm  […]