What more can we do to create a non-disabling Aotearoa New Zealand? How can we build a movement and fuel a revolution?! Resources for Action is a collection of tools, ideas, links, resources and provocations to help us to work together to make change happen.

Take Action Blog

This fortnightly blog shares views about how we can fast-track positive change for disability justice, rights and further the movement towards a non-disabling society where ableism, discrimination and exclusion no longer exist.

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Evidence for Action Sheets

These Evidence for Action info sheets arm you with persuasive well-researched summaries of key issues affecting disabled people, with references. They can be used to support everyday conversations, as well as arguments in an advocacy, academic or work context.

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Evidence for Action: Education

Education – Early Childhood through to Secondary School Read more

Our Submissions

One of the ways we can help change the world is by speaking out. Here’s a collection of Imagine Better’s submissions, media releases, and other advocacy for disability rights and justice.

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Family Leadership Alliance Media Release: The Health & Disability Review

Family Leadership Alliance Media Release: The Health & Disability Review

The Family Leadership Alliance, is a collaboration between Parent to Parent New Zealand, Imagine Better and SAMS, put our this media release on 22 June 2020 in response to the Health and Disability System Review released by the Government. Read more
Submission on the Draft Disability Employment Action Plan

Submission on the Draft Disability Employment Action Plan

Imagine Better is driven by a sense of outrage and unwillingness to accept a world where unemployment rates for disabled people are so much higher than for non-disabled people, and the poverty and exclusion these rates lead to. Read more
Submission on the Health and Disability System Review

Submission on the Health and Disability System Review

A focus on systems alone will not improve the health and well-being outcomes of disabled people, families and whānau. The underlying drivers of poor health and well-being need direct attention. Read more
Press Release: Disability Support Services

Press Release: Disability Support Services

Imagine Better CE, Tony Paine says join voices in the Disability community calling for Disability Support to be treated in a way that recognises its real value in disabled people’s lives. Read more
Press Release: Specialist Units a step in the wrong direction for disabled students

Press Release: Specialist Units a step in the wrong direction for disabled students

The Government’s intention to build 24 new special education satellite units ignores the more urgent work of ensuring every school in the country is offering fully inclusive education. Read more

Links to Activists and Advocates

Here are some of the activists and advocates we’ve been inspired, influenced and challenged by.  

 

Access Matters Logo
CCS Disability Action Logo
Deaf Aotearoa Logo
Donald Beasley Logo
Disabled Persons Assembly Logo
Human Rights Commission Logo
The Lucy Foundation Logo
Parent to Parent Logo
People First Logo
Te Pou Logo
The Body is Not an Apology Logo
Words I Wheel by Logo

 

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