Israel is the chair of the Hackney Self Advocacy Support Group. This group aims to ‘represent everyone with learning disabilities in Hackney.’

Supported by POhWER the group is successfully supporting others to have their say and be heard. The group is very active and holds regular meetings and events, including the Hackney ‘Big Do.’

The group discussed topics such as:

  • Health and Wellbeing,
  • Transport,
  • Employment,
  • Access to local services,
  • Personal budgets.

They make videos and share their ideas and views with local service providers, such as the local council.