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After 9 years The Advocacy Project and SURGE will be ending their work in Camden at the end of November, as the new provider – The Centre for Independent living\Camden Disability Action (CDA) – takes over the contract supporting experts by experience to engage with the learning disability community in Camden.
SURGE has achieved an enormous amount in the past 9 years – including setting up the original planning together to be an inclusive forum for people with a learning disability to affect change in the borough; increasing the understanding of learning disability through training many health and social care staff; more recently appearing before the Council as part of our #UnlockingRestrictions campaign.
Please do take the time to look at what we’ve achieved:
- SURGE ‘storify‘ – history and key achievements in pictures, videos and words
- ‘9 years of SURGE’ impact summary (also attached above): designed by the members, giving details of just some of the amazing work and impact we have achieved together
- ‘facts and figures‘ summary – showing the great number of people we’e worked with over the 9 years