“Education Unites: From Camp to Campus”-An initiative taken by the US Embassy in Athens

U.S. Mission to Greece launches “Education Unites: From Camp to Campus” Academic Scholarship program for young refugees in Greece  The U.S. Embassy in Athens, in collaboration with The American College of Thessaloniki – Anatolia College, Deree – The American College of Greece, and Perrotis College – American Farm School, announces the program “Education Unites: From […]

“The Small Room with 101 Windows”

“Small Room”, is an artistic project inspired and based on the refugees’ journey from their warring countries to Europe. The first opening days of the exhibition were from May 28th to May 30th in Thessaloniki, where the initiator-activist Vassilis Tsartsanis, along with the Asklepeion Team, presented their work to the public. The exhibition was held […]

Safe Refugee and Proud!

On Saturday, June 10th and during the three-day period, June 14th to 17th, SolidarityNow participated in Athens and Thessaloniki Pride, respectively, on the side of the LGBTI population. The aim of the organization’s presence at the Festival was to stand by the LGBTI community and to present its own work on the protection and rights’ […]

“You have to taste a culture to understand it” *

*Deborah Cater, British travel and food blogger On the evening of June 19th, the Seychelles restaurant in Kerameikos had altered its catalogue adding Barshank’s dishes – humus, spicy lamb, tabbouleh, grilled chicken with spices and groats and mutabal. The same happened when Abdul cooked at the 7 Food Sins restaurant in Plaka, where the cook […]

mind the fact: new festival in town

mindthefact, the new Athens cultural festival will take place from 26 to 29 May and its aim is to bring together the people living next to us. On Friday 19 May, at 6.30 pm mindthefact in cooperation with SolidarityNow will meet you at Larissa Station with … balloon faces! The passers-by will paint their own balloon, they will […]

Be a #Future Interpreter(s) now!

SolidarityNow, with the support of the Guerrilla Foundation and in collaboration with the Society for the Care of Minors (SMA) and the Panhellenic Association of Professional Translators Graduates of the Ionian University (PEEMPIP) organizes a comprehensive training programme for community interpreters and cultural mediators in Athens and Thessaloniki. Participants The participants must be native in […]

Inferences of the Open Discussion Europe in the Mirror: the French Elections and the “Extreme Right International”

This year Europe is coming face to face with her ghosts. Extreme right forces are seeking a leading role in several countries. The importance of the French election becomes crucial. In this context, SolidarityNow organized yesterday (27.03.2017) the open discussion entitled Europe in the Mirror: the French Elections and the “Extreme Right International”. Six distinguished […]

Home for Hope and four awards

Four Ermis distinctions (1 Gold, 2 bronze and 1 silver) were awarded to SolidarityNow awareness campaign on our hospitality project HomeforHope which is implemented with the support of UNHCR GREECE. Four major awards for us and the advertising agency Soho Square Athens! The creative team was inspired by our work and they were very eager […]