The Bar

10 questions with: Ben Taleb Zied (29) From: Tunis, Tunisia At City Plaza since: 07/16 3 words to describe your experience living at City Plaza: Amazing, learning, deep 2. How does The City Plaza Bar work? The bar is like the information point at City Plaza somehow. People sit in the bar, drink a coffee … More The Bar

The Library

10 questions with: Fatima Rakhami (24) From: Safe, Morroco At City Plaza since: Fatima spent 3 weeks at City Plaza in November and is now back for 1 month 3 words to describe your experience living at City Plaza: Love, solidarity, sharing How does The City Plaza Library work? We have quite a few books. … More The Library

Clothing Distribution

10 questions with: Vittoria Morrone (22) / Carles Blanco (31) From: Turin, Italy / Barcelona, Spain At City Plaza since: 11.16 / 09.16 3 words to describe your experience living at City Plaza: Carles: Sharing, learning, diversity Vittoria: Sharing, empathy, love 2. How does the Clothing Distribution Group work? Carles: There is a big need … More Clothing Distribution

The 7th Floor Atelier

Today is artist Chiara Mosciatti’s last day in Athens. She has spent 1 month working on an artistic project with children living at City Plaza. Room 715 on the 7th floor has been her ‘atelier’ for 4 weeks. 3 words to describe your experience at plaza: Intense, enriching, joyous What have you found to be … More The 7th Floor Atelier

The Colour Battle

This afternoon: Children’s Creative Paint fight at City Plaza. Chiara Scolastica Mosciatti is an artist from Italy based in Amsterdam. Today she ran a workshop with 15 children. “We called it the ‘colours battle’ today. We built shields with cardboard and used paintbrush as swords. We played music and the children fought with in rhythm. … More The Colour Battle

29/01/17

10 questions with: Amani Al Brzawe, Amani is at City Plaza with her 3 sons and husband. They also have a 10 year old daughter who is in Germany. From: Damascus, Syria At City Plaza since: 05/16 What does City Plaza mean to you? It’s a home. We are leaving in 2 weeks (Amani and … More 29/01/17

28/01/17

10 questions with: Malik Abdullah (20) / Shero Mohammed (29) From: Deir Ezzor, Syria / Damascus, Syria (Kurdish Syrian) At City Plaza since: 06.16 / 07.16 What does City Plaza mean to you? Malik: A safe place. The most important thing at City Plaza is that everyone has a safe place to live here. It’s … More 28/01/17

27/01/17

10 questions with: Rahin Salimi (23) From: Kapisa, Afghanistan At City Plaza since: 10/16 What does City Plaza mean to you? Freedom (thinks for a moment), solidarity and zero discrimination. We have freedom here. We are in the center of Athens, we can go into the city, go to shops when we want to. We … More 27/01/17

26/01/17

10 questions with: Rahimeh Noor Mohammidi (26), Mohammed Soltani (30), Rahimeh and Mohammed are at City Plaza with their son Arvin (1 year old) and Rahimeh is 2 months pregnant. From: Herat, Afghanistan At City Plaza since: 08/16 What does City Plaza mean to you? Mohammed: City Plaza is a home for us. Here we … More 26/01/17