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March 15, 2014 | News

Interviews with Soliya Volunteers
 
Soliya’s volunteers have been a crucial part of our organization since our founding. We recently reached out to some of our old and new volunteers to hear about what their experience with Soliya has been like and what they value and find interesting about being a Soliya volunteer. Here are a few sample replies, and please click here to read the full article:
 
 What do you think is the importance of being a Soliya volunteer today?
 

January 12, 2014 | News

This fall, Soliya successfully piloted a new community engagement activity for our volunteers: Dinner for 8. Dinner for 8 is a Soliya-hosted virtual gathering bringing together 8 people from the Soliya community with some of the most thought-provoking leaders in the fields of international relations, dialogue, community engagement, and new media politics.The dinners are interactive working-style sessions aimed at engaging the community with experts, offering meaningful encounters, and gaining insights into best practices.

January 11, 2014 | News

In 2013, we launched the Soliya Network, an online platform for our community volunteers. The Soliya Network members consist of facilitators, fellows, trainers and coaches who have all committed tremendous time, energy, and love by participating in Soliya’s programs.

January 10, 2014 | News

In the final weeks of the Connect Program semester, facilitators ask their students to brainstorm what can be changed in order to improve relations both within and between our societies. In almost every group, someone responds with,;More people need to participate in programs like Soliya ;