Self-organisation and the Heart of City Plaza

Olga Lafazani is one of the group of solidarity activists who opened City Plaza Hotel’s doors to 400 refugees when the borders closed last April. Here she talks about the philosophy of self-organisation behind the beating heart of City Plaza. What does City Plaza mean to you? City Plaza is one of the most interesting, … More Self-organisation and the Heart of City Plaza

The Storage Space

Maria Karagouni (44, from Athens, Greece) has been part of the team distributing cleaning products, toiletries and supplies for babies since the first day City Plaza opened its doors to 400 refugees. How does The Storage Space work at City Plaza? Now we open The Storage Space everyday between between 4 and 9PM. When City Plaza … More The Storage Space

The Women’s Space

Sierra Klingele (24, from Seattle, USA) has been at City Plaza for 11 days. Already she has immersed herself in working with women living at City Plaza, organising The Women’s Space. Why did you come to City Plaza? I had been involved in activist work in Seattle and wanted to work more directly with refugees. … More The Women’s Space

Children’s Activities & Acropolis Now

Arts & crafts, pizza making, cinema nights and day trips, Camille Shneegans co-ordinates them all. Camille (24, from Brittany, France) on day to day life working with children living at City Plaza and this morning’s trip to The Acropolis: How do the children’s activities at City Plaza work? We run activities for the children everyday … More Children’s Activities & Acropolis Now