Category: Opinion

Red Lines & Shades of Gray: Code of Conducts by the grassroots community
November 3, 2017August 12, 2018
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Red Lines & Shades of Gray: Code of Conducts by the grassroots community

Interviews and story by Priya Menon Edited by Ioanna Theodorou You are in a busy kitchen with people coming in and out, some chopping vegetables, others carrying plates. Words are thrown around in Arabic, English, Spanish, Farsi. Everything smells delicious. This is not an international restaurant. It’s the kitchen of a grassroots community centre feeding...

A guide to being a short-term volunteer in Greece this summer
April 20, 2017December 12, 2017
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A guide to being a short-term volunteer in Greece this summer

As Europe’s refugee response evolves, you should consider all of your options before signing on as short-term volunteer. Some of you reading this may have decided to make short trip to Europe to help those working within the refugee crisis this summer. But before you set up a crowdfunding page, book time off work and...

So, What Exactly is SMART AID?
September 25, 2016November 20, 2017
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So, What Exactly is SMART AID?

More than a year after the attention of the world was fixed on Greece and the refugee crisis, the situation continues to be difficult with real challenges every day. Over that time, more than 800,000 people have arrived and passed through Greece. Nearly 60,000 of them remain stranded in the country. Welcoming them, have been...