United States

Humanity in Action has its international headquarters in New York City, with additional staff in Washington, DC.

In the United States, Humanity in Action is responsible for selecting Fellows from American universities for the Humanity in Action Fellowship programs in Europe. It also oversees the Lantos-HIA Congressional Fellowship, organizes the annual New York Conference and supports more than 500 American Senior Fellows who organize occasional seminars, conferences and service initiatives focused on human and minority rights issues in the United States. As of 2014, the United States office also organizes the Diplomacy and Diversity Fellowship, an annual graduate program in Europe and the United States.

From 2006-2009, the international headquarters also organized the Humanity in Action Fellowship in New York City.


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  • Email: usa@humanityinaction.org
  • Mail:
    Humanity in Action
    601 West 26th Street, Suite 325
    New York, NY 10001
  • Phone: +1 (212) 828-6874
    Fax: +1 (212) 704-4130
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