Committees & Working Groups

toxic dump

Shawnigan Lake Toxic Dump

The membership has resolved to focus much of our collective energy into fighting the perpetrators and supporting blockaders 

grace islet

Indigenous Solidarity Working Group

Proactively collaborative and effective cross-media strategies with targeted initiatives around Grace Islet, reclaiming ceremonies and more.

kids and the farm

Farmland Protection Coalition

This working group fights to keep BC's Agricultural Land Reserve big and green and holds the Commission accountable for its actions.

lessons from grace islet indigenous solidarity panel

Speaker Series

We have hosted an event of some kind nearly every month over the past 2 years, you can join the team that coordinates.


Upcoming Grassroots Events You Dont Want to Miss!

Upcoming Grassroots Events You Don't Want to Miss!

Rally Against Environmental Racism and White Supremacy!

RALLY OUTSIDE at Greater Victoria's first All-Candidates Debate.

The subject is Energy, so we're going to focus on pipelines, tankers, fracking, and destruction of indigenous lands and waters. From the Athabasca to the Goldstream, the end-game of capitalism is massive extraction for profit regardless of the brutal cost to those who depend on the land, water, and climate - ultimately, all of us.



A special SEA presentation!  



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Join Social Environmental Alliance on the epic Walk 4 the Salish Sea! 

Join Social Environmental Alliance on the epic Walk 4 the Salish Sea! 

Meet old friends and make new ones in Victoria's activist scene!
Get involved with numerous grassroots campaigns!
Next meeting is Tuesday April 11 at 5:30 pm
at Green Cuisine in Market Square

Walk 4 the Salish Sea
May 25-28th! Save the Date!

This mass mobilization against tar sands and Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion, for decarbonzation and decolonization, and an urgent transition from dangerous fossil fuel dependency begins at Mile “0” in Victoria and ends in a grand finale right at the Kinder Morgan terminal in Burnaby. From Mile Zero to Ground Zero!

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Join the Resistance! Upcoming Local Activist Events 

Meet old friends and make new ones in Victoria's activist scene!
Get involved in campaigns to support the growing resistance!
Next meeting is Tuesday March 14 at 5:30 pm
at UVIC at the David Strong Building, Room C118
(this is prior to the public event we are co-hosting
at 7:00 pm that evening on Climate Change, Peace and Militarism -
see below for details!)

SEA is taking inventory! 

Help the local activist community build our capacity and create more impact! 

If you haven't already done so, please take two minutes to complete this questionnaire designed to take stock of the skills, talents, ideas and resources we can share among ourselves. The intent is to share these results thereby reducing some of the legwork involved in organizing actions, events, meetings etc. If we let each other know how exactly we can help as activists, it makes it much easier in approaching each other when assistance is needed!

Click on the link below to get started! 

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Where We Stand

1. People and the planet before profit.
The Social Environmental Alliance is committed to a world where the wellbeing of people and the planet takes priority over the accumulation of private wealth.
2. Respect for ecological systems.
We believe all human activity and social systems must operate within the limits imposed by ecological systems and with respect for non-human life.
3. Transformative social change.
Recognizing the dangers of catastrophic climate change, the injustice of colonization and imperialism, and the inhumanity of growing poverty in the midst of plenty, we pledge ourselves to the lifelong project of transformative social change.
4. Ecological and democratic socialist principles.
We aim to accomplish our objectives through the application of ecological and democratic socialist principles to public affairs and the governance of our communities.
5. Grassroots organization and action.
Committed to action and outreach, we are nurturing a community of organizers to mobilize the consciousness and confidence of ordinary people and forge alliances in coalition with social movements, cultural organizations and grassroots community groups.
6. Traditions inform practice.
We are guided by the best traditions of indigenous, feminist, co-operative, socialist, labour and environmental movements.
7. Democracy.
We embrace a participatory, pluralistic and emancipatory model of democracy.
8. Equality.
We believe in a classless society and in the inherent dignity and equality of all people on the basis of gender, sexuality, ethnicity, religion, age and ability.
9. Self-determination.
We recognize the right of indigenous and colonized peoples to self-determination.
10. Internationalism.
We embrace an internationalist perspective in foreign policy based on equality among peoples and the shared stewardship and fair distribution of the finite resources of the planet.