Greek Helsinki Monitor (GHM) and Advocates Abroad collaborate most often on police brutality and civil rights violations claims in Greece to ensure asylum seekers are fully protected under the law and applicable fundamental human rights.
SoldariTee is a national fundraiser campaign by Cambridge University students. Students from universities across the UK buy custom-made SolidariTees to wear on the ‘Day of SolidariTee’, with all the proceeds going to Advocates Abroad. SolidariTee has modeled these shirts in a photo campaign with over two hundred students and thirteen MPs, reaching the House of Commons.
Visit www.etsy.com/market/advocates_abroad to purchase a SolidariTee shirt and support Advocates Abroad!
AsyLex is a Swiss non-profit organisation, which supports asylum seekers in their procedure by providing free legal aid. All activities are financed by donations and made possible by a team of 50 volunteers. Advocates Abroad and Asylex have cooperated on a number of past and ongoing cases for refugees seeking protection and legal aid in Greece and Switzerland. https://www.asylex.ch/
Legal Aid Clinics
Advocates Abroad provides free weekly legal aid clinics in several regions of Greece, in conjunction with One Happy Family (Lesvos), The Imagine Center (Chios), Organization Earth (Athens), Oikopolis Center and Alkyone Center (Thessaloniki).
Visit www.Facebook.com/AdvocatesAbroad/events for directions and hours of each clinic.
The One Happy Family Community Center is a place which is built and run together with people from refugee camps on the Greek island of Lesvos.
The Imagine Project is a dedicated group of trained volunteers helping refugees and asylum seekers in Greece to obtain skills that will serve them in their new lives, In Greece or the EU.
K44 - a former car repair shop and renowned night club - is Organization Earth’s new location in downtown Athens that besides a co-working space doubles as a public space for community interaction. K44 provides a meeting point for social enterprises, NGOs, startups and grassroots groups.
Alkyone and Oikopolis Refugee Day Centers in Thessaloniki aim to bring refugees and asylum seekers together for a range of cultural and recreational activities.
Advocates Abroad offers law students the opportunity to assist through its externship program. Currently, students of the University of Baltimore Law School (UBLS) and University of Denver Law School (UDLS) provide research briefs and country conditions reports to support the current asylum seeker claims of field teams.