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Applications are now open for the 2021-22 Landecker Democracy Fellowship
We invite 30 changemakers with inclusive and innovative ideas for social cohesion to join the Landecker Democracy Fellowship in 2021/2022. Join us in shaping democracy through taking actions that unpack historic and contemporary systems of inequality.
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"Getriebene" by Armin Wühle
Senior Fellow Armin Wühle has written the novel "Getriebene," which was recently published on February 20, 2021 by Marix Verlag.
California Law Review in Context: Conversation on AAPI Identity and Racial Trauma
Thanks to the HIA Racial Equity Grant, the California Law Review co-hosted a conversation on mental health, AAPI identity, and how to process, grieve, and engage after collective racial trauma in Spring 2021.
A Nation in Throes of Pandemic: The People of India Don’t Deserve This, Nobody Does
Alfred Landecker Democracy Fellow Asha Shajahan wrote an article in the American Kahani that addresses the worsening COVID-19 situation in India due to misinformation and conspiracy theories. She also discusses how everyone can help improve the situation by better proofing information before spreading it and conducting due diligence on organizations before supporting them or amplifying their messages.
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Want to take action against Antisemitism? Check out our actionable knowledge board!
Humanity in Action Poland presents an informative and visually stimulating knowledge board on taking action against Antisemitism.
To Lesbos and Back Again: In a Continent That Has Forgotten Its Humanity
Nanna Vedel-Hertz, Master of Arts in Journalism, Media and Globalization, shares her experiences of travelling to a refugee camp on Lesbos, her disbelief in how human rights are discarded at the European borders and elsewhere, and the role of media.
You Are the Difference
I think there are three things right now that Humanity in Action can accomplish from a civil society perspective: draw the line, emphasize the difference, and provide a public space for the exchange of ideas on how to move forward as a network.
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With How to Fix Democracy, we unravel the fragile state of our democracies in Europe and the United States.
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Talking About Inequality
Senior Fellows Tess Luttikhuis and Annelie Boeren developed a short intersectional educational program with first-year secondary school students through an interactive game on the theme of inequality in Dutch society.
Wheels: A Vocational Program for Roma Girls
Through the Wheels program, Senior Fellow Rafaela Tsinafournioti introduces Roma girls to a variety of professions through discussion, activities, and interviews with professionals.
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