Supporting Prides across the South East for UNISON’s Year of LGBT+ Workers

We’re proud to be out and celebrating Pride events across the region this summer, from Brighton to Herne Bay.

Read our regional Black members spring 2024 newsletter

The latest edition of the UNISON South East Black members newsletter has been published now.

A tribute to Skip Bawa, a dedicated trade unionist and antiracist campaigner

This tribute to Skip Bawa (27 June 1956 – 21 February 2024) was written by Bill Acharjee, UNISON activist and member of UNISON South East’s Black members committee. It will appear in a forthcoming edition of our regional Black members newsletter. As a region, we will always honour Skip’s outstanding contribution to our union. It […]

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Black History Month 2023 events

Get involved with activities and events to celebrate Black History Month 2023

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Guest blog: Black History Month 2023

UNISON South East Black members committee co-chair Skip Bawa writes about his experience of Black History Month

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Black members autumn 2023 newsletter

The latest edition of the UNISON South East Black members newsletter has been published now.

Southampton celebrates Windrush Day 2023

On 22 June, members of our Southampton District branch held an event to commemorate the incredible contribution of members of the Windrush generation to our communities.

Check out UNISON’s local government podcast

Featuring Sandra Charles – UNISON South East deputy regional convenor

Do you know a candidate for UNISON’s Nelson Mandela Award?

Nominations are open now for UNISON’s Nelson Mandela Award 2024.

Black members summer 2023 newsletter

The latest edition of the UNISON South East Black members newsletter has been published now.

“We’re so excited and we have so much planned!”

2023 is UNISON’s Year of Black workers and to celebrate we’ll be sharing the experience of Black workers from around the region. This video message is from Susan Cooper-Olawale.

It’s time to smash the barriers and break the walls around Black people

2023 is UNISON’s Year of Black workers and to celebrate we’ll be sharing the experience of Black workers from around the region. This is a guest blog from Regional Convenor Rosita Ellis.

It’s time to climb out of the shadows and into the limelight!

2023 is UNISON’s Year of Black workers and to celebrate we’ll be sharing the experience of Black workers from around the region. This is Bill Acharjee’s story.

Powerful anti-racism debate opens UNISON health conference

“We are one team against racism, just as we are one team for patient care”

A watershed moment in attitudes towards racism – remembering Stephen Lawrence

A guest blog from Sandra Charles (pictured on right of image), UNISON South East deputy regional convenor