MyRights! Project Workshops – June 2021

We are happy to announce that in June Velos Youth and Equal Rights Beyond Borders will offer two legal workshops under “MyRights!” project, which is being implemented under the Active citizens fund in Greece. These workshops are part of our efforts to create spaces for informative discussions for young asylum seekers and refugees regarding their human rights … Continue reading MyRights! Project Workshops – June 2021

Transitioning to Adulthood – Practitioners Guide

It has been 18 months since the pilot project "Transitioning to Adulthood: A pathway to Autonomy and Self-Reliance" first began. The program funded by EPIM - the European Programme for Integration and Migration - has addressed the complex needs of young refugees residing in Athens, by adding two more core services to the holistic approach … Continue reading Transitioning to Adulthood – Practitioners Guide

Press Release: Project Launch – MyRights! | Educated and Represented

*Scroll down for Greek* Velos Youth and Equal Rights Beyond Borders are joining forces for a partnership under the new “My Rights!” project that will contribute to educating unaccompanied minors and young adults on their human rights and offer them legal representation in their asylum procedures in Greece. Our new project is being implemented under the … Continue reading Press Release: Project Launch – MyRights! | Educated and Represented

How to use lockdown to lock down your future goals!

Two of our Young People's Blog-gers share their tips for keeping track of goals. This week we needed to think more positive thoughts. We had just officially heard the lockdown in Athens will be extended to the 7th January 2021. So, we talked about the things we are looking forward to doing when lockdown is … Continue reading How to use lockdown to lock down your future goals!

Our Crowdfunding Campaign has come to an end

We are delighted to announce that our 12 day crowdfunding journey with Haji has come to a successful end! Not only did we exceed our financial goal but, importantly, we saw Haji successfully restart his life in Athens.  We aimed to raise awareness of issues affecting unaccompanied children and young adults in Athens... Haji's story … Continue reading Our Crowdfunding Campaign has come to an end