News & Events

Inaugural Detroit Fellowship Brings Together Emerging and Established Urban Leaders

August 08, 2017

After a month of intensive study about urban and economic change in Detroit, the inaugural Humanity in Action Fellowship in Detroit concluded on Friday, August 4th. The fellowship explored the biography of Detroit –– a city deeply emblematic of the tensions of urban development and inequality in the United States. 

Humanity in Action's 22 Fellows explored the most… Read more

Humanity in Action Stands with Srebrenica

July 11, 2017

July 11, 2017 – The Humanity in Action 2017 John Lewis Fellows gather at the Georgia State College of Law to commemorate the anniversary of the Srebrenica Genocide. The 2017 John Lewis Fellows are using the power of social media in order to bring awareness to the Srebrenica Genocide, perpetrated during the Bosnian War on July 11, 1995, and what remains a stark reminder that our work as… Read more

Humanity in Action Screens New Film "Make Reality"

July 06, 2017

July 6, 2017 – This past year, Humanity in Action teamed up with Brooklyn-based paper-cut and stop-motion animation artist, Andrew Benincasa, to create an animated film on the theme of reality in the context of Humanity in Action's mission. The film explores the pressures on reality, community and active citizenship in a time of increasing social and political discord. "Make Reality"… Read more

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. 

 

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

Announcing 2017 Humanity in Action Fellows

May 03, 2017

May 2, 2017 — Humanity in Action is pleased to announce the names of the 2017 Humanity in Action Fellows. Humanity in Action Fellows are young leaders who are dynamic, entrepreneurial and passionate about changing the world. These 161 Fellows will participate in the Humanity in Action Fellowship programs in Europe and the United States. 

Humanity in Action is an… 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

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 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 Releases Video Marking Its Anniversary

August 23, 2016

Humanity in Action is celebrating 18 years of educational programming in 2015. To mark this special occasion, Humanity in Action produced a film that highlights its mission, programs and Senior Fellows. Judith Goldstein, founder and Executive Director, and the Humanity in Action staff would like to thank their dear… Read more

NAACP President to Speak on U.S. Election at New York Conference

July 25, 2016

Humanity in Action is pleased to announce that Cornell Brooks, President of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), will serve as the opening keynote speaker at this year's New York Conference.

The New York Conference, inspired by the Humanity in Action International Conference, is a regional gathering for Senior Fellows and friends of Humanity in… Read more