PRESS RELEASES & ARTICLES

Greek, EU authorities urged to break ‘vicious cycle’ of overcrowded asylum-seeker hotspots

• For the third year in a row, vulnerable asylum seekers – including thousands of children – are trapped on the Greek islands of the eastern Aegean, enduring inhumane conditions in overcrowded hotspots. • Although the Greek government is moving many people to the mainland, 12 humanitarian organisations are calling for an end to this […]

The Initiative “Resilient Roots” was completed with a photography and podcast exhibit by the Primary Constituents (beneficiaries) of SolidarityNow who took part in the project

60 participants, 4 instructors, a number of colleagues, all took part in an innovative program with the aim of inclusion through interaction The medium of radio, creative podcasts and photography, some of the most powerful mediums of modern expression. Taking advantage of these tools SolidarityNow chose to give its Primary Constituents of the organization the […]

“Bridging Rainbow”

Raising awareness of all stakeholders concerning the protection of the LGBTQ community rights, aiming to achieve respect and equal opportunities for all. SolidarityNow created a “bridge” of awareness, sensitization and respect of the diversity for the LGBTQ refugee community living in Greece. This bridge was the pilot program Bridging Rainbow* that was implemented by the […]

Business for YOUth, the professional educational program for refugees and vulnerable youth groups, was successfully completed

A collaboration between the International Rescue Committee, SolidarityNow and Knowl exclusively funded by the Citi Foundation. 350 young people – refugees, migrants and members of vulnerable social groups – who wanted not only to challenge themselves with entrepreneurship but also to start their lives with dignity and dynamism, participated in the Business for YOUth entrepreneurship […]

Events for World Refugee Day in Athens

20 June, Kypseli Municipal Market – 22 June, Serafio City of Athens On World Refugee Day, held every year on 20 June, we commemorate the strength, courage and perseverance of millions of refugees forced to flee their home. Around the world, communities, schools, businesses, faith groups and people from all walks of life are taking […]

More than 220 people have found work in Thessaloniki with the support of SolidarityNow

37 companies recruited beneficiaries of the organization’s Employability Service Thessaloniki, June 11, 2019 “I just signed my contract today and I’m very happy. All the happiness on my face is thanks to you” – Linda, 40 years old from Cameroon, beneficiary of the Blue Refugee Center’s Employability Service who found a job in Thessaloniki. Work, […]

Develop Your Digital Skills!

SolidarityNow: Free online courses that respond to the modern labor market, for everyone Athens, May 31st, 2019 If you are fluent in English, you are willing to learn in a pleasant and creative way and wish to set your own schedule, visit the SolidarityNow website using the following link https://www.solidaritynow.org/digital_skills/, and find out about the […]