The Spring Edition of the About Advocacy Magazine is now available.   This season’s magazine contains a range of interesting articles by organisations such as; MECOPP regarding accessibility and Self-directed Support for South Asian and Gypsy Traveller communities, The Grameen Foundation and their development of loans to small businesses in Scotland and also the Scottish Recovery Network on their innovative new initiative Making Recovery Real.

The magazine also contains an article by Dunfermline Advocacy discussing the challenges facing citizen advocacy for adults with learning disabilities detained in a Regional Forensic Unit. Moreover, there is an article on the research into the impact of advocacy for people accessing Self-directed Support as well as an article on the similar themes emerging from the advocacy impact research conducted in 2014. Finally on the back page you will find all you need to know about voter registration for the May elections.

We hope you enjoy reading this edition of the About Advocacy Magazine, if you would like to contribute to future editions then please let our Development Officer know by emailing

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