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Humanity in Action Announces the 2017 International Conference Program Speakers and Schedule

June 21, 2017

June 21, 2017 — Humanity in Action is thrilled to announce the complete program schedule and list of speakers for the Eighth Annual Humanity in Action International Conference in Berlin. 


Humanity in Action is Partnering with a Leading Podcast on International Affairs

June 07, 2017

Humanity in Action is excited to announce a new partnership with Global Dispatches, a podcast on international affairs hosted by Senior Fellow Mark L. Goldberg (Netherlands 2001). Named by The Guardian as “One of 27 Podcasts to Make You Smarter,” Global DispatchesRead more

International Conference in Berlin Sold Out!

May 11, 2017

May 11, 2017 — The response from the Humanity in Action Network to our International Conference in Berlin has been amazing and overwhelming. The conference is currently at full capacity. We have therefore been forced to close registration and have opened a waitlist. 

If you have not yet registered and are interested in attending the conference, we encourage you to sign up… Read more

Senator Ben Cardin Introduces Syrian War Crimes Accountability Act

April 13, 2017

April 18, 2017 – On April 7, 2017, U.S. Senator Ben Cardin (Ranking Member of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee (SFRC)) introduced the Read more

Executive Director Judith Goldstein Writes on Global Politics

April 10, 2017

Judith S. Goldstein, Founder and Executive Director of Humanity in Action, wrote the following letter to the Humanity in Action international network. 

March 30, 2017

One can grow dizzy, disoriented and completely distraught from all the regressive policy announcements, actions, and claims—false and true—from the Trump Administration. We race from… Read more

Senior Fellows Promote Muslim American Representation in Public Service

April 04, 2017

Upon meeting through the Humanity in Action network, Senior Fellows Hasher Nisar (France 2014) and Mohammad Zia (Netherlands 2015) decided to collaborate and dedicate their joint Action Project to increasing Muslim American representation in public service. They began a… Read more

Senior Fellows Lead Campaign in Response to Trump's First 100 Days

March 24, 2017

Senior Fellows Heather Lord and Michael Kunichika are leading a civic action campaign in response to Donald Trump's "100 Day Plan". The campaign, called #MY100DayPlans, advocates for an action-a-day approach over 100 days to counteract Trump’s agenda. Humanity in Action awarded #MY100DayPlans in its Senior Fellow Read more

Humanity in Action Launches Five Professional Fellowships

March 16, 2017
Humanity in Action is pleased to launch five Professional Fellowships offered exclusively to Senior Fellows. The Fellowships focus on some of the most important issues of 2017 - voting rights, racial justice, civil liberties, healthcare, affordable housing, LGBT rights and state…

Humanity in Action Announces New Fellowship in Detroit

January 24, 2017

January 24, 2017 – Humanity in Action is delighted to announce the launch of the Humanity in Action Fellowship in Detroit – a new program for students and young professionals from Detroit, elsewhere in Michigan, Europe and from the U.S. Senior Fellow network. The inaugural program will begin in July 2017 and will focus on democratic inclusion, equitable development, social… Read more

Humanity in Action Announces the Recipients of the 2017 Pat Cox Fellowship Program

January 06, 2017

January 5, 2017 – Humanity in Action is pleased to introduce the recipients of the 2017 Pat Cox-Humanity in Action Fellowship

Each year, Humanity in Action brings together a small group of outstanding students and young professionals from around the world for three-month… Read more

In New Film, Senior Fellows Discuss Leadership and Humanity in Action

December 13, 2016

Humanity in Action is pleased to release a new short film – "Developing Leadership: Humanity in Action Senior Fellows" Directed by Senior Fellow Joel Vargas, the film premiered at Humanity in Action's 20th Anniversary Celebration Benefit, which took place at Christie's in New York on December 8th, 2016.

The film features insights from Senior Fellows Danielle Goonan, Brian Stout,… Read more