Social Space / Volunteers Association

This is an always updating map of the most interesting agents, networks, opportunities, events, services, tools and news that we are sure can be useful for a social space or volunteers association as you are.


Most recent news, events, opportunities

World Social Forum of the Transforming Economies 

Barcellona, 25-28 of June 2020


The World Social Forum of the Transforming Economies is the process of convergence of the different movements of the alternative economy, those which promote transforming economies at a local and international level.

Most useful, interesting networks and ecosystems

MicroLab Italy

Since 2003 the MicroLab Association has been working in Italy to support young people and people living in disadvantaged situations who want to start a business. This thanks to the national network of Business Mentor Volunteers: professionals who accompany through mentoring the path to open their own business.

Most useful, interesting knowledge sources and tools

The P2PF Wiki Global

The P2P Foundation is an international organization focused on studying, researching, documenting and promoting peer to peer practices in a very broad sense. This wiki is our knowledge commons. Our motto is "Together we know everything, together we have everything", i.e. pooling our resources through commons, creates prosperity for all. We document thousands of initiatives going in that direction on order to create "Hope with evidence".

Most relevant trends

Cultural processes: creating spaces, cooperation between local actors, dialogue, participation, solidarity.

Economic processes: support to local economies, mutualism and cooperation.

The Connective 2020 - Cooperativa di Produzione e Lavoro