Last Tuesday, a group of 6 young people met in Velos Youth centre to participate in the weekly Bloggers workshop. During the workshop they had a vivid discussion on "What Velos Youth means to me". They came up with the following ideas: "Velos has given us a great deal of help. People from Velos have … Continue reading Velos Bloggers: ‘What Velos means to me’
On June 7, 2021 I started working in one of the best hotels in Attika. During the first month of my work there it was not easy because I had a lot of thing to learn and everything was overwhelming for me. HR360 applied for me in the hotel and Velos Youth supported me to … Continue reading My first job in Greece!
In the continuation of the "Bloggers workshops", the young persons discussed and shared ideas upon important issues that affect their lives, such as education. After having a fruitful discussion, Bernard, 20 years old, shared: "In my view, I think that education is important to human beings because it starts from an early age and more … Continue reading Velos Bloggers: ‘What education means to me’
After a pause due to the Covid-19 pandemic, "Creative Bloggers" workshops have started again in Velos Youth centre. New ideas and new discussions already took place last Tuesday and we are full of creativity for the months to come. If you are interested in participating, contact us through our social media (Facebook, Instagram) and we … Continue reading Bloggers meet again!
Things I did when the lockdown started I was a bad sleeper, I used to go to bed around 5am in the morning and wake up during the day. I changed my sleep schedule because I was Idle at home and not doing much. Βefore the lockdown I used to go to African Clubs and … Continue reading My Lockdown Experience
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!
Despite the fact that due to the second lockdown the Day Centre of Velos Youth remained closed, a group of young people expressed the need to re-activate the Creative Bloggers group and start to meet online. In that way, and with the assistance of the two coordinators from Velos Youth, we organised the first meeting … Continue reading Trapped and excited during lockdown…
Athens 2020. Covid-19 has descended upon the city. Numbers of confirmed cases rise daily. War, poverty and oppressive governments mean thousands of people from other lands come to the city of Athens in search of safety. Instead they face homelessness, drug and alcohol addiction, job scarcity, long difficult processes to get documents, hot and humid weather, … Continue reading Athens Collective of Superheros
Photography is my window to the world, to see and express myself. The first picture I took of the sunset it speaks about there is light after the darkness, whatever you are passing through in life, there will be light, don’t give up, there will be life for you. Just like the sun always rises … Continue reading Speaking through my pictures
Finding different ways to express ourselves means we can connect with others, make our voice heard and create understanding in others of our experiences and perspectives. This is why we started our “Creative Bloggers” workshops; self expression workshops at the Velos Youth centre. We wanted to create a space for the young people who come … Continue reading Young People’s Blog – Watch This Space!