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Apr 19, 2018

Michael McEwan speaks to Debbie Campbell and Megan Milligan from I Am Me, a community charity, which is focused on raising awareness of disability hate crime in Scotland.

I Am Me aims to change attitudes and behaviours so that disabled and vulnerable people in Scotland feel safe in their communities.

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May 8, 2017

Reports of hate crime in Scotland have increased and research indicates that the trauma experienced by victims of hate crime can be more enduring and harmful than non-hate related offending and that it has detrimental effects on communities as well as individuals. There is a clear role for criminal justice social...


Nov 21, 2016

In this episode, Michael McEwan speaks to Ian Hood, Co-ordinator at theLearning Disability Alliance Scotland.

It's an interesting discussion which gives an overview of what the organisation does, and touches on number of topics including care charges, hate crime and self-directed support.

Music Credit: Something Elated...


Oct 7, 2015

Hate Crime Awareness Week takes place 10-17 October 2015. In this episode Michael McEwan of Able Radio finds out why we need an awareness week and what is happening in Glasgow from Brian Scott (Development Manager - Glasgow Disability Alliance), Pauline Kelly (Hate Crime Policy Officer - Community Safety Glasgow) and...