Help a Deaf Candidate Stand for Parliament

Simeon Hart, Deaf Green Party campaigner, needs help to raise money for interpreters so he can contest the Oldham West & Royton by-election.

They did it!


On 9th Dec 2015 we successfully raised

£1,030

with

49 backers

in

28 days



Translation: 

Hello, my name is Simeon Hart.

This is my brief BSL video.

I will sign in sign language as this is my first language. I know you may not understand me because you are hearing and don’t know sign language. This is why we NEED a sign language interpreter to enable us to understand each other.

I have been selected as a Parliamentary Candidate for the Green Party in the constituency of Oldham West and Royton for the forthcoming by-election on Thursday 3rd December.

I need you to support me to raise money for sign language interpreters’ fees during my 3 week campaign. We need to raise £3,000 to enable me to run a full campaign without communication barriers, because the Access to Elected Office Fund for Disabled People (AEOFDP) has been frozen and is being evaluated. We don’t know when AEOFDP will be opened again to support Deaf and Disabled people.

If you think you can support, please donate whatever you can afford. We will appreciate your contribution towards breaking communication barriers.

Thank you very much for watching!

Please give today!

A full campaign, in addition to the normal costs of standing in an election, will cost us £3000 in interpreters' fees!

Every penny we raise through this Crowdfunder campaign will be spent on interpreters to help Simeon run a fuller campaign.

Please give today, and please share widely, and help us widen access to politics!

 

Published and promoted by Andrew Rossall on behalf of Simeon Hart, both c/o Oldham & Saddleworth Green Party, 19 Marlborough Drive, Failsworth, M35 0LP