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Announcing 2018 Professional Fellowships Recipients

4 days ago

Humanity in Action would like to introduce you to the 2018 Professional Fellowships Recipients. These four Senior Fellows are working or have recently completed their Professional Fellowships with the ACLU of Ohio, the ACLU of Georgia, the Bertlesmann Foundation of North America and the Bailey-Boushay House in advancing important causes… Read more

2018 Fall International Conference Schedule

7 days ago

Save the Date: 2018 Fall International Conference

September 10, 2018

We are excited to announce that the Eighth Annual Fall International Humanity in Action Conference will take place on Friday and Saturday, October 19 - 20, 2018 at The New School.

The 2018 Fall International Conference takes on "Social Justice in… Read more

Special Conference: Pre-Genocide - Warnings and Readiness to Protect

July 26, 2018

On the 75th anniversary of the Flight of the Danish Jews, Humanity in Action is pleased to announce a special conference entitled "Pre-Genocide: Warnings and Readiness to Protect" to commemorate the civil resistance against Nazi persecution of Danish Jews and of other resistances to genocide.

Genocides do not happen out of the blue. This extraordinary conference… Read more

Interview with Ai Weiwei - A Sneak Peak

July 16, 2018

Reknowned Chinese Artist Ai Weiwei sat for a one-on-one interview with Humanity in Action Founder and Executive Director Judith Goldstein to discuss the role of art and organizations like Humanity in Action in upholding civil democracies and humanity in our current, turbulent times.

Humanity in Action is pleased to share a one minute sneak peak of the hour-long, exciting conversation… Read more

Statement on Family Separation on the U.S. Border

June 23, 2018

There are many lessons Humanity in Action Fellows have studied in the histories of our member countries. One is that building camps to hold innocents should always raise acute alarm and be subject to intense scrutiny. Another is historical moments when, in the name of safeguarding the body politic of a nation, actions are taken that are later understood to have debased its spirit insofar as… Read more

Humanity in Action's 2018 John Lewis Fellowship

June 18, 2018

The 2018 John Lewis Fellowship in Atlanta begins in three weeks. This year's edition will scrutinize the past 50 years since 1968, or "Human Righs Year", as designaed by President Lyndon B. Johnson. What has changed since Dr. Martin Luther King's assassination, the Fair Housing Act and Women's Liberation Movement? Currently, the 26 selected Humanity in Action Fellows –– university… Read more

Humanity in Action Announces the Publication of the 2018 European Fellowship Agendas

June 14, 2018

June 12, 2018 -- Humanity in Action is pleased to announce the publication of the 2018 European Fellowship agendas. Each national program has worked diligently to create engaging, informative and dynamic programs to prepare a new cohort of Fellows to confront the many challenges to human rights and democracy that our societies face.

Humanity in Action is an international educational… Read more

2018 Humanity in Action Fellowship in Detroit

June 13, 2018

Humanity in Action Fellowship in Detroit begins in less than a month. Currently, the 22 selected Fellows –– university students, recent graduates and young professionals –– from eight countries meet online to discuss the reading materials and to get to… Read more

Announcing 2018 Humanity in Action Fellows

May 16, 2018

May 10, 2018 — Humanity in Action is pleased to announce the names of the 2018 Humanity in Action Fellows. Humanity in Action Fellows are young leaders who are dynamic, entrepreneurial and passionate about changing the world. These 158 Fellows will participate in the Humanity in Action Fellowship programs in Europe and the United States. 

Humanity in Action is an… Read more

Registration is Open for the 2018 International Conference in Strasbourg

April 20, 2018

April 20 – We are thrilled to announce that registration for the Ninth Annual Humanity in Action International Conference is now open! The International Conference will take place from July 5-8, 2018 in Strasbourg France. Humanity in Action is grateful to the… Read more