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The Humanity in Action Fellowship investigates human rights, democracy, and structural injustice. Fellows are challenged to understand their host country’s unique history of injustice, its present struggles to encompass groups with minoritized cultures and identities, and the future of its democratic values.
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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.
Constitutional appeal against Saxon police law
Senior Fellow David Werdermann and his organization Gesellschaft für Freiheitsrechte (GFF) are pursuing a constitutional appeal against the reform of the Saxon police law. This law currently allows the police to monitor people before they commit any crime.
We connect passionate people.
With How to Fix Democracy, we unravel the fragile state of our democracies in Europe and the United States.
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PAX Power to the People x HIA Talks: Activisme: beroep, hobby of leefstijl?
In het kader van de Vredesweek 2020 organiseerde Humanity in Action Nederland in samenwerking met PAX Power to the People zondag 20 september 2020 het evenement: ACTIVISME: BEROEP, HOBBY OF LEEFSTIJL? We spraken met verschillende ‘changemakers’ over hun activisme.
Congressman John Lewis: An Offscreen Moment
The solemnity only deepened when the smallest of the three boys said, “I want to be like you when I grow up.” To which the Congressman replied, “We need you now.”
In Memory of Breonna Taylor
In response to the murder of Breonna Taylor, a 26-year old black woman murdered in her sleep by police in Louisville, Kentucky, Senior Fellow Melissa Serrano wrote this poem to honor her life and death at the hands of an unjust justice system.
We are a community creating change.
In Gesprek over Ongelijkheid
Tess Luttikhuis en Annelie Boeren ontwikkelden een kort intersectioneel educatief programma en bespraken het thema van ongelijkheid in de Nederlandse samenleving met eerstejaars middelbare scholieren middels een interactief spel.
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.
See beyond the realities our tribes want us to see.
Local in our activities, international in our collaboration, global in our reach.
07 Offices in the USA & Europe
211 Ongoing Action Projects