SEA pledges to keep volunteering voluntary

To mark National Volunteers Week we’re joining over 650 charities and voluntary organisations in pledging not to participate in any government workfare schemes, which force unemployed people to carry out unpaid work or face benefit sanctions. Keep Volunteering Voluntary is a campaign launched in April 2014 in response to the Read more…

In memory of Robin Murray

Dear friends, We were very sad to hear of the death of Robin Murray this week. He was known to many of us at the Solidarity Economy Association, in different guises – as a teacher, co-researcher, activist and a friend. It was one of our directors, Jane Grindey, who first Read more…

Join us in Manchester for Ways Forward 5

Friday 20th January 09:30 – 16:30 Central Hall, Oldham Street, Manchester On Friday 20 January we’ll be heading up to Manchester for the Ways Forward 5 Conference: Roads to a Democratic Economy. We’re one of the key sponsors of the conference, which is about discussing co-operative and radical alternatives to Read more…